Minnesota Senate Passes School Snow Day BillThe Minnesota Senate Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill allowing school districts to write off snow days.
Robbinsdale School District Uses Digital Tools During Cold WeatherStudents in a Minneapolis suburb aren't missing out on school when snow and cold weather keeps them at home because the district is providing digital teaching resources.
Walz: School Districts Will Not Be Penalized In June For Keeping Their Students SafeGov. Tim Walz says school districts will not be penalized at the end of the year for keeping their students at home during this historical bitter blast, as reported by the Pioneer Press.
Minn. Lawmakers Mull Ending Snow Days, Replacing With 'E-Learning Days'Minnesota lawmakers are considering legislation that could spell the end for snow days.
Minn. School Says Goodbye To Snow Days, Hello To 'Virtual' DaysSt. Cloud Cathedral High School is getting a lot of attention this morning, because, despite the heavy snow that fell earlier this week, students still had to go to class.
School Districts Looking To Make Up Several Snow DaysSchool districts around the state are starting to make up days cancelled due to the extreme cold. In some cases, school was closed as many as six days this winter because of the sub-zero temperatures.
When School's Canceled, Families Turn To College NanniesFor parents in school districts that did cancel class, it was another day of figuring out what to do with the kids. For some families that meant paying for outside help.
Rural Minn. School Districts Worry About Snow DaysMany rural Minnesota school districts were forced to cancel several days of classes because of the tough winter. Now administrators are worried those closures will come back to haunt them as they prepare for this spring's round of high-stakes achievement tests.
Lesbian Students Enter Pep Rally To CheersTwo lesbian students who fought for the right to walk together at a Minnesota high school pep rally have made their entrance to cheers.
MPS To Hold Class March 11 To Make Up For Snow DaysMinneapolis Public Schools are making up for lost time -- due to a few snow days in December.
Students Return To Classes In Twin CitiesStudents in the Twin Cities are returning to school Wednesday after two days off in the aftermath of one of Minnesota's biggest snow storms.
Schools Re-Open After Two-Day ShutdownFor a second straight day, public school students in Minneapolis and St. Paul were again taking advantage of rare snow days.