St. Paul Parents Fighting Back Against Plan To Close 5 District SchoolsParents packed a school board meeting in St. Paul Tuesday night -- one week after the district announced it might close four elementary schools and a high school because of low enrollment -- to urge the board to vote the proposal down.
St. Paul Schools Considering Closing 5 Schools Due To Falling EnrollmentSchool board members were briefed Monday on a proposal to close four elementary schools -- Highwood Hills, John A. Johnson, Jackson, and Wellstone -- as well as LEAP High School.
Minnesota Marks Indigenous Peoples Day With Sunrise Service In Mpls., Peace Pole Raising In St. PaulMinnesota is home to about 58,000 Native Americans, which is a just over 1% of the state's population. There are 11 sovereign tribal nations in Minnesota, mostly made up of Ojibwe and Dakota communities.
St. Paul Board Of Education Approves Plan For Spending $207M In COVID Relief FundingThe district said it took more than 11,00 responses from students, families, teachers and other school staff into account when developing the plan.
St. Paul Schools Shifting Schedules, Giving Older Students Metro Transit Cards Due To Bus Driver ShortageThe Stillwater school district is also dealing with a driver shortage. The school board there is holding an emergency meeting tonight to talk about the challenges.
As Students Head Back To Class, Schools Juggle Catching Up And Fighting COVIDThis week will mark the first day of school for many Minnesota kids. Educators face the daunting task of trying to overcome the learning losses of the past two school years, and of course keeping kids and staff safe from COVID.
St. Paul Public Schools Requires Staff To Be Vaccinated For COVID-19The St. Paul School Board on Friday unanimously approved a motion which requires all staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19, or submit to regular testing.
St. Paul School Board Passes Mask Mandate Resolution In Unanimous VoteOne of Minnesota’s largest school districts will require masks in all school buildings this year.
With Few Weeks Left Before Classes Start, St. Paul Schools Set Up Free COVID Vaccine ClinicsJust 36% of 12- to 15-year-old children in Minnesota are fully vaccinated, and only 48% of 16- and 17-year-olds are.
COVID In Minnesota: State Begins Push To Vaccinate Teens Before School StartsThree schools in the St. Paul district are offering free COVID-19 vaccinations for students, family members and anyone in the community who wishes to receive one.
'I Guess This Is It': Students Saddened By St. Paul Schools' Abrupt End To YearSt. Paul Public Schools ended the school year abruptly, blaming the hot weather. Students, teachers and parents learned of the cancellation just before school got out for the day.
St. Paul Public Schools Cancels Last Few Days Of Class Due To HeatAll St. Paul Public Schools will be closed for the rest of the school year due to the hot weather. Students will not switch to distance learning.
'Philando Feeds The Children' Founder Accused Of Stealing $120K In DonationsMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says his office is taking action against a woman alleged to have siphoned more than $120,000 from a charity that raised funds in Philando Castile’s name.
St. Paul Public Schools To Continue Free Lunch Program Through SummerAny students ages 18 and under now enrolled in a school program will have access to the meals through the summer of 2021.
Thousands Of Young Students, Educators Return To Classrooms In The Twin CitiesThousands of students and educators around the Twin Cities will head back into a classroom Monday morning. For many, it will be for the first time in months.