What Are Schools Doing To Plan For Fall Classes?On Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz said the state’s goal was to get as many students as possible back in to the classroom buildings in a safe way this fall.
How Much Do Students Lose During The 'Summer Slide'?On average, children lose one-month of school learning over the summer. The declines are larger in math compared to reading and the losses are higher as children get older.
Minnesota Promises Late July Decision On K-12 SchoolsMinnesota health and education officials on Thursday asked school administrators to plan for three scenarios on reopening in the fall, and promised a decision by the week of July 27 on which of the three will be used.
Children Come To Learn, Mourn At George Floyd's Memorial In S. MinneapolisChildren have not shied away from 38th and Chicago; many in fact have come to learn, mourn, and see history unfold in front of their eyes.
Graduating During Pandemic: High School Seniors Reflect On Growing Up, Graduating In 2020COVID-19 has taken otherwise normal rituals such as prom and graduation, forcing seniors to say goodbye and move on in a way they never could’ve prepared.
Rural Parents, Students React To Ban On In-Person GraduationHigh school graduations will look much different this year.
Coronavirus Impact: MCTC Graduation Moved OnlineMinneapolis Community and Technical College graduates had looked forward to celebrating their accomplishments with a commencement ceremony held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. But for the class of 2020, COVID-19 has changed all that.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Special Education Teacher Turns Fish House Into 'Magical' Mini ClassroomTeachers are used to getting creative to make things work for their students, especially during this time of distance learning -- but a special needs teacher from Fergus Falls has really embraced her creative side -- hook, line and sinker!
Amid Coronavirus, St. Thomas Professor Launches Virtual Classroom For TeachersAs obstacles arise a local professor is helping teachers around the world by creating a virtual classroom of their own.
Little Free Library Foundation Honored For Contributions To Global LiteracyThe world’s first Little Free Library popped up in western Wisconsin over a decade ago. Now, the organization is being honored for its contributions to global literacy.
Macalester College Admissions Makes Standardized Tests OptionalThe school announced Monday the test-optional admissions policy will go into effect immediately, waiving the requirement for the incoming class for the fall of 2021.
Celebrating 2020 Graduates: Submit Your Graduating SeniorIf you know someone you’d like to recognize on TV, please fill out the form here. Then watch WCCO to see your senior!
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Distance Learning Poses Challenges To Students And ParentsFor the first day of online schooling in Minnesota, parents and students are both learning lessons.
Thousands Of St. Paul Families Scramble As Educators Go On Strike; Classes Also Canceled WednesdayRoughly 37,000 St. Paul students did not have class on Tuesday, and the same will happen Wednesday -- forcing families to figure out "Plan B."
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Health, Education Officials Tell Lawmakers How Schools Should PrepareOfficials with the Minnesota Department of Health and Department of Education spoke with lawmakers Friday about how schools should prepare for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).