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.
U Of M Study Measures How COVID-19 Particles Spread In ClassroomsAs Minnesotans anxiously await Gov. Tim Walz's announcement on schools in the fall, a new University of Minnesota study has analyzed how COVID-19 spreads indoors, especially in classrooms.
With Distanced Learning Still A Possibility For Fall, Much Of Minnesota Still Lacks High-Speed InternetNo matter what's announced on Thursday, districts are again preparing for internet service to again be an important piece.
Minnesota's Schools Rank 7th In Nation In Recent SurveyThe top state in the country for schools was Massachusetts, followed by Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia, and Vermont.
As Minnesota Waits For Gov. Walz's Fall School Announcement, Wisconsin Districts Publish Their PlansAs Minnesota schools await the governor's announcement next week on what will happen this fall, Wisconsin school districts are putting out their plans.
Austin's Sumner Elementary School To Reopen Next WeekA school in southern Minnesota plans to welcome students back next week.
As Fall Classes Remain TBD, Hourly School Workers Voice Concerns Over UnemploymentObviously the governor's decision on school will affect students, teachers, and parents. But there are more than just students and educators that work in and for schools.
Teachers Conflicted About Returning To In-Person Classes This FallGov. Tim Walz has said there are three scenarios being considered here in Minnesota: students returning to in person learning, distance-only learning, or a hybrid model.
'You Can't Just Charge Straight Ahead': Health Experts Say Virus Spread Must Guide School ReopeningsAs the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Distance Learning Has Turned 'Teacher Of The Year' Candidates Back Into StudentsAll 10 candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year participated in a Zoom call with WCCO.
Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Says ‘Relatively Strong Possibility’ Schools Will Be Closed For Rest Of YearMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says it's a "relatively strong possibility" that school will not resume in-person classes this year.
SKOL: MN Schools Cheer On Vikings Ahead Of Saturday GameWith the Vikings in the NFC playoffs Saturday, schools across the state are showing off their hometown pride. They're posting videos of students doing the SKOL chant.
Gov. Tim Walz Signs $20 Billion Education Budget BillWalz, a former teacher, says he is "proud to sign this bill to increase our investment in Minnesota's children and improve our schools."
Groups Fight To Fund School BreakfastsThe groups say one in eight Minnesota children experience hunger on any given day. That figure includes college students.
Minnesota Students Returning To School After Historic ColdAs the temperatures rise in the wake of the polar vortex, life is getting back to normal across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.