Some Students To Receive $430 Payments Toward Summer MealsMore children may receive benefits this fall, even if they weren’t eligible during the previous school year.
Walz, Flanagan Announce Statewide School Tour To 'Celebrate Historic Investments In Education'Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced Sunday they will kick off a tour of schools across Minnesota this week.
Walz Announces $75M Of Federal COVID Relief Money To Go To Summer School ProgramsGov. Tim Walz on Tuesday announced $75 million of federal COVID-19 relief money will go to summer school programs with the goal to help Minnesotans catch up after a year filled with different learning models.
3 Minnesota Students Among The 2021 Class Of U.S. Presidential Scholars Three Minnesota students are among the 57th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday.
Minnesota Public School Enrollment Drops 2% Amid PandemicThe state allocates school funding based on enrollment, and districts stand to lose about $10,164 for every student they failed to keep.
Gov. Walz Sets Goal Of All Schools Offering In-Person Learning By March 8Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday an update to the state's Safe Learning Plan to allow more high school and middle school students to return to classrooms next week.
Quality Education As A Civil Right: Renewed Push For Page Amendment At The CapitolA proposal to ensure a quality public education as a constitutional right is resurfacing at the Minnesota State Capitol, an effort that supporters say takes on new urgency with the pandemic widening an already vast achievement gap that hurts poorer Minnesota children and students of color.
2 In 3 Parents Resort To Google To Help Kids With Schoolwork, Survey FindsA survey of 2,000 parents were asked on how good their math skills were.
Thousands Of Young Students, Educators Return To Classrooms In The Twin CitiesThousands of students and educators around the Twin Cities will head back into a classroom Monday morning. For many, it will be for the first time in months.
With COVID Vaccines Ramping Up, So Are Child Care Waitlists
Gov. Walz Education Plan Focuses On Racial Equity, Closing Achievement GapGov. Tim Walz released on Monday a slate of his education priorities that he believes will help ensure high-quality education is available to all Minnesota students no matter their race or socio-economic status.
Educators Allowed To Get Vaccinated, But Limited Doses lead To Few Getting ShotsThe state was allotted 68,000 doses to give out this week. Of that, 6,000 doses were set aside for educators and child care center workers.
Minneapolis Schools To Reopen For Pre-K Through 5th Graders In FebruaryThe plan will be for students in second grade and younger to return to classrooms Feb. 8, to be followed by students in third, fourth and fifth grade to return two weeks later -- on Feb. 22.
Court Ruling To Let Students Laid Off During Pandemic To Collect Unemployment AssistanceThe decision will make $14 million to $28 million available to teens across the state. A local group of students brought forward this issue to make a change.
Schools Report Staffing Woes As COVID SurgesThe state has seen explosive growth in cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, surpassing 7,000 cases in a single day on Thursday for the first time since the pandemic began.