St. Paul School Board Votes To Close 6 Schools Amid Declining Enrollment, Sustainability Concerns The St. Paul school board on Wednesday voted to close six of its schools, a move intended to address declining enrollment and long-term sustainability that sparked fierce pushback from a community unsettled by the proposal.
SPPS Adds 2 Days To Winter Break, Citing Stress Of PandemicInstead of starting Wednesday, Dec. 22, winter break will begin after classes end on Friday, Dec. 17.
'I Don’t Want To Go To Another School': LEAP High School English Learners In St. Paul Grapple With Potential School ClosureSt. Paul Public Schools says it might close LEAP High School and four elementary schools because of low enrollment.
State, Schools Share Plans For Vaccinating Young Kids Against COVID-19Now that the final hurdle has been cleared to begin vaccinating children ages 5-11 against COVID-19, state and school officials are rolling out their plans.
St. Paul School Board Chair Jeanelle Foster Recovering From COVIDFor the second time, a serious case of COVID-19 is impacting leadership at St. Paul Public Schools.
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.