Audit Finds $2.1M In Improper Iowa School District SpendingThe audit report released Friday says more than $1.3 million was salary to 66 employees that exceeded the authorized pay and increases approved by the school board.
WCCO-Education MN Exclusive Survey: More Than 80 Percent Of Teachers Buy Clothes, Food For StudentsOf the educators who participated in the survey, 82 percent said they spend money on things that aren’t often considered school supplies, like clothes and food for students who show up empty handed.
School Safety Grant Gets 1,265 ApplicantsThe applications combined ask for $259 million to improve school safety, more than 10 times the available funds.
Thousands Of Twin Cities Students Return To SchoolTuesday marked the first day of school for thousands of students across the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Test Scores Show No Improvement In Math, ReadingPerformance gaps slightly improved but remain stark with a 35 percentage point gap between white and black students in reading and a 38 percentage point difference in math.
New St. Thomas College Aims At High-Achieving, Low-Income StudentsIt offers a two-year associate’s degree aimed to make higher education more accessible to students who otherwise wouldn’t pursue it.
S.C. School District To Ditch Snow Days, Opt For Working From HomeInstead of a day off, teachers will send digital assignments to their students' computers and students will be expected to complete those assignments from home.
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.
St. Paul School Board Votes To Cut $17M From BudgetLast week, the Minneapolis School Board cut $33 million from its budget.
More Teachers Are Quitting In MinnesotaMinnesota’s educators are just days away from the coveted summer break, and some of them won’t be coming back.
Frustrated Dayton Threatens Veto On Tax, Spending BillsMinnesota lawmakers are retrying with a tax bill by folding in funding for schools suffering budget shortfalls.
Dayton Calls For $138M To Address School Budget ShortfallsGovernor Mark Dayton is turning up the heat on state Minnesota lawmakers to pass emergency funding for Minnesota schools.
Dayton Calls For $138M To Address School Budget ShortfallsMore than 26 school districts around the Twin Cities and 33 districts in rural Minnesota are struggling with budget deficits.
Study: Full Day At Pre-K Leads To Higher Test ScoresGov. Mark Dayton established voluntary pre-K in Minnesota in 2016.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.