St. Paul Board Of Education Approves Juneteenth As District HolidayJuneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when Black Americans in Texas finally learned they had been freed two-and-a-half years earlier, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
Mask Mandates At Twin Cities Schools No Longer In EffectFor the first time in more than two years, thousands of Twin Cities students will be able to leave their masks at home Monday.
St. Paul School Board To Vote Again On Lifting Mask MandateThe board voted 3-2 on March 22 to keep the mandate in place, rejecting the superintendent's recommendation to drop it. The board said then it expected COVID-19 cases to rise after spring break and vaccination rates were low for people of color.
SPPS Receives Grant To Improve Walking, Biking Conditions Near SchoolsSome public schools in St. Paul will be developing plans to allow students to more safely walk and bike to school, thanks to a combination of grants from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
St. Paul School Board Votes To Keep Mask Mandate For Students, StaffIn a 3-2 vote, St. Paul public schools continued to be one of the only districts in the state to require mandatory masks for students and staff, going against the district's advice to make the practice optional.
Tale Of 2 Districts: Why St. Paul Educators Struck A Deal, And Their Mpls. Counterparts Didn't"We are out here doing the same work, and we love our kids as much as they do,” Minneapolis teacher Lindsey Lacoster said.
St. Paul Teachers, School District Reach Tentative Deal, Avoiding StrikeClasses will continue uninterrupted at St. Paul Public Schools Tuesday after the district and the St. Paul Federation of Educators announced a contract agreement Monday evening, avoiding a strike at the last minute.
Minneapolis Park Board To Extend Hours For Kid's Activities If Teachers Go On StrikeWith teachers in two of the biggest school districts in the state on the verge of a possible strike, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is extending hours to provide child care relief for parents.
Mpls., St. Paul Families Making Emergency Child Care Plans Ahead Of Possible Teachers StrikeIf there's no deal by Monday, Minneapolis and St. Paul students will not be in class Tuesday, March 8th. And that has families thinking about their backup plans.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Educators Notify Districts Of Possible StrikesThe notification is required by state law. It means possible strikes by more than 8,000 educators in Minneapolis and St. Paul could begin as soon as March 8. The strikes could affect 62,000 public school students in the two districts.
Educators In Minneapolis, St. Paul File Strike NoticesThousands of Twin Cities teachers are close to walking out of the classroom.
Will Twin Cities Teachers Vote To Strike?Educators in both Minneapolis and St. Paul are voting this week on whether or not to strike.
7 St. Paul Public Schools Move To Distance LearningSeven St. Paul Public Schools will temporarily move to online learning next week.
St. Paul Students Hold Walkout Over District's Response To COVID PandemicA student walkout was held Tuesday in St. Paul, with hundreds across the district demanding better COVID-19 precautions to stay in school.
St. Paul Public Schools To Continue In-Person LearningStudents in St. Paul Public Schools will continue with in-person learning amid surging COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant.