MDH: 11th School Staff Member Dies Due To COVIDSince the beginning of the pandemic, 11 school staff members have died due to COVID-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Minnesota Republicans Say Now's The Time To Open Up State, Despite Rising COVID CasesMinnesota Republicans say now is the time to open up Minnesota, despite rising numbers of COVID-19 cases.
Minneapolis Neighbors Join Forces For Pod-Style LearningFour kindergarteners in the Kenny neighborhood are doing distance learning together during the week, rotating houses each day. Parents of the children take turns facilitating and hosting class.
Fmr. St. Thomas Student Pleads Guilty To Fake Bomb Threat Against University, Admits He Failed To Complete HomeworkA former University of St. Thomas student has pleaded guilty to calling in a bomb threat last year to get out of class.
Wisconsin College Campuses See Most Concerning COVID Spike Among Young Adult PopulationCollege campuses have seen the most concerning increases as people ages 18 to 24 have a case rate that’s five times higher than any age group in Wisconsin.
Parents Of Students With Special Needs Balance School At Home - AgainJuggling careers, distance learning and child care has become an all-too familiar drill for families in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Waconia Schools Return To In-Person Learning With COVID-19 PrecautionsAfter six months of being out of the classroom, students returned to in-person learning at Laketown Elementary in Waconia.
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.
Tracking COVID-19 Community Cases Is The Key, Says Hudson Superintendent, As Students Head Back To SchoolWhile most Minnesota students get back to some kind of school next week, Wisconsin returned to learning this week.
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.
MPCA Launches Grant For Electric School Bus Pilot Project With Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's new pilot grant project, six new electric school buses could hit the road by 2022.
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.
Parents Prepare For How Districts Will Have To Make The Call This FallFor a district to reopen, it first has to look at the COVID-19 case numbers in its county for the last two weeks. That determines whether it can open for full in-person learning.