Minnesota Parents Anxiously Await Gov. Walz's 'Back To School' PlanParents are anxiously awaiting Gov. Tim Walz's announcement this week on the decision for school this fall. The state has three scenarios to consider: in-person learning, distance learning or a hybrid model.
Survey: Nearly Half Of Minnesota Teachers Want Distance Learning This FallNext week, Gov. Tim Walz plans to release Minnesota’s strategy for educating students this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz, MN Dept. Of Education Expected To Make School Announcement On July 30Late next week, state officials are planning to give an update on how school will look this fall.
'It's Just Really Sad': Many Minn. Students Encountering Problems At ACT Testing SitesMost colleges consider the ACT test score to make admission decisions. But, on Saturday, several Minnesota students were left waiting in parking lots with buildings closed off.
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.