'Every Inmate Deserves A 2nd Chance': New Education Program Aims To Reduce Recidivism In Hennepin Co.Inmates in Minnesota’s most populous county will now have access to “rigorous and robust” education and training courses while incarcerated. Moreover, officials say support for more education will continue once individuals are no longer in custody.
School Year Begins For Many Minnesota StudentsTuesday marks the first day of school for thousands of Minnesota kids, including Anoka-Hennepin, the largest school district in the state. More than 30,000 students are returning to the classroom there.
WCCO Investigation: Report Card On COVID-Era Distance Learning Shows More Students Failing To Make The GradeFrom Minneapolis to Marshall, South Washington County Schools to Worthington, more than a dozen districts handed us their transcripts from the last three school years, with the goal of gauging student performance in grades 6 through 12. Our WCCO Investigation reveals a COVID-19 report card showing a greater number of students failing to make the grade.
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.