Minnesota Students' Reading And Math Scores Slipping Amid COVID PandemicOnly 44% of students were proficient in math, down 11 percentage points from 2019, and 53% were proficient in reading, down 7 points from two years ago. Students didn’t take the tests last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota Launches Support System To Help Students Recover From COVID's Disruptive ImpactAs new statewide assessment results show declines in students meeting or exceeding grade level standards, Minnesota is launching a support program to get learners back on track after more than a year of educational disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Back-To-School Form You Might Not Know About Could Save You MoneyAs families are buckling down to get ready for the school year, there is a form that families receive that they don't always fill out, called the Application for Educational Benefits. Whether your child needs assistance or not, turning in this form could help their school district.
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.