Minneapolis, St. Paul Teachers Vote To Authorize StrikeEducators in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools have voted to authorize a strike.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Joins Teachers In Support Of Their Union Negotiations"To the Minneapolis teachers I see you. St. Paul too, but to the Minneapolis teachers who have educated me and are educating my kids, I say thank you," Omar said.
Twin Cities School Seeks Parents To Alleviate Substitute Teacher Shortage"You can, you know, move people around, shift people around, and try to teach myself, but it just really is hard to run a school when you don't have enough coverage," principal Lisa Carlson said.
Nearly 55% Of Minnesota Educators, Child Care Providers Have Been VaccinatedExactly one year after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Minnesota, nearly 55% of state's educators have been vaccinated.
Local Organization Black Men Teach Works To Create 'Generational Change'In 2017, a state report showed that of the nearly 64,000 teachers in Minnesota, 875 were black. That's less than 2%. And there are even fewer black men in our classrooms.
Judge Sides With Minneapolis Teachers Union To Prevent District From Denying Accommodation RequestsMinneapolis Public Schools educators are coming back to schools on Monday, but some may be able to continue teaching remotely due to a court order issued Sunday.
Educators Allowed To Get Vaccinated, But Limited Doses lead To Few Getting ShotsThe state was allotted 68,000 doses to give out this week. Of that, 6,000 doses were set aside for educators and child care center workers.
Survey: Nearly 30% Of Minnesota Teachers Are Considering Quitting Due To Stress, COVID-19 WorkloadA new survey of Minnesota teachers finds that nearly 30% of educators are thinking about quitting or retiring due to the stress, workloads and health risks stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Teachers Rally For Better Conditions, Student Internet Access Before Move To Hybrid ModelSome Twin Cities teachers are demanding changes to keep everyone safe in school.
Wisconsin High School Teacher Goes Viral With 'Friends' Theme Song ParodyA teacher in Wisconsin is welcoming his students back to school with a song -- and it’s creating quite the buzz online.
Some Minnesota Teachers Considering Early Retirement Amid 'Back To School' ConcernsWith school starting in a matter of weeks, some teachers are feeling apprehensive about the game plan.
Superintendents Taking Different Approaches To Planning For Fall Return To SchoolFriday was the first full day for school districts to begin working with the governor's recommendations on what learning will look like in the fall.
Spring Farm Sanctuary Now Offering Local Classrooms Free Virtual 'Field Trips'Spring Farm Sanctuary in Long Lake is now offering a creative way for teachers and students to go on a field trip during this time of distance learning.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Special Education Teacher Turns Fish House Into 'Magical' Mini ClassroomTeachers are used to getting creative to make things work for their students, especially during this time of distance learning -- but a special needs teacher from Fergus Falls has really embraced her creative side -- hook, line and sinker!
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.