UW-Madison Cracks Down On Student Activities To Help Slow COVID-19 Spread“We’ve reached the point where we need to quickly flatten the curve of infection, or we will lose the opportunity to have campus open to students this semester, which we know many students truly want."
Twin Cities Teacher Makes Video To Ease Hybrid, Distance Learning WorriesMany Minnesota school districts are set to begin hybrid or distance learning Tuesday. But with COVID-19, a lot of parents and students are anxious about what that looks like.
White Bear Lake Area Schools Delay Start Of School Year By One WeekStudents are getting ready to go back to school and many families are still figuring out their plan.
Bloomington Shifts To Distance Learning, Cites Staffing ConcernsThe Bloomington School Board unanimously voted Monday to shift their original back to school plan of hybrid learning to distance learning this fall, citing staffing concerns.
Some Minnesota Teachers Considering Early Retirement Amid 'Back To School' ConcernsWith school starting in a matter of weeks, some teachers are feeling apprehensive about the game plan.
Back To School Q&A: What Happens If A COVID-19 Case Is Confirmed In A Classroom?State guidance says close contacts will be quarantined at home for two weeks if there's a known exposure occurs in a classroom.
Delano Community Members Share Opinions On Upcoming School YearThe school board discussed the possibility of a public Q&A session before making a final decision on opening the school year, which will come by August 21.
Eagan Pub Owner Plans To Turn Unused Area Into Learning Space, Daycare For Employees With ChildrenTracie Munce, the owner of Eagan Arms Public House, a pub in Eagan, plans to offer her employees with school-aged children a hybrid of a daycare and classroom.
Superintendents Taking Different Approaches To Planning For Fall Return To SchoolFriday was the first full day for school districts to begin working with the governor's recommendations on what learning will look like in the fall.
Good Question: What Happens When A Student Gets Sick With COVID-19?In the 21-page plan, three of those pages address this particular question. If there's a confirmed case, first you identify close contacts of that person while they were infectious.
Q&A: Answers For Some Of Parents' Most Burning Fall School QuestionsWith the recent announcement about how Minnesota students will start the school year, many of you have shared your questions with us online.
St. Paul Superintendent Says School Year Will Start With Distanced LearningThe St. Paul district will begin the school year with 100% distance learning, joining Minneapolis in staying completely online at least to start the year.
Reality Check: Can The President Cut Funding To Minnesota Schools That Don't Reopen This Fall?The President is threatening to withhold classroom funding in schools that don't reopen.
Micro Schools: Many Parents Considering Bringing Teachers Inside Homes For Learning 'Pods'As parents and students await the governor's decision about school this fall, many are looking into a new phenomenon for education.
Mpls. Public Schools Superintendent Shares Preferred Plan For School This FallOut of roughly 12,000 district parents surveyed recently, a hybrid of distanced and in-person learning was preferred, followed by distance learning and then in-person.