Minneapolis moved classes online on Friday for the next two weeks, but students in St. Paul are still headed into the classroom.

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Minneapolis, St. Paul Public Schools Divided Over Distance LearningMinneapolis moved classes online on Friday for the next two weeks, but students in St. Paul are still headed into the classroom.
Families Struggle To Adjust To Distance LearningSchool districts across Minnesota now have a couple days of distance learning under their belts. For many of them, it’s the third wave of distance learning.
Minneapolis Public Schools Move To Online Learning Starting FridayMinneapolis Public Schools will temporarily shift to online learning on Friday and return to in-person on Jan. 31.
School Districts Closely Monitoring COVID Situation As Students Return To ClassThis morning, the second half of the school year begins for most Minnesotans.
Minnesota Kids Head Back To School Amid COVID SurgeHealth experts say it's basically inevitable that your child will be exposed to the Omicron variant if they're returning to in-person learning. But there are ways you can give your child the best protection possible.
FDA Approves COVID Booster Shots For All AdultsNews comes as cases continue to rise going into the holidays.
Shakopee Schools Extend Thanksgiving Break In Response To COVID SpreadShakopee Public Schools canceled classes on Monday and Tuesday, giving students nine days away from school.
Early Thanksgiving Break At Shakopee SchoolsThree Shakopee elementary schools have moved into distance learning.
Voters To Weigh In On Mental Health Support For Anoka Hennepin StudentsThere are several school board elections and funding proposals on the ballot in Minneapolis.
Is It A Cold? Or COVID-19? Here’s How To Test Your Kids for VirusExperts say the only way to know whether or not your child’s cold-like symptoms are COVID-19 is to test for it. But when testing at the sign of every sniffle isn’t an option, what should you look for?
275 COVID Outbreaks Reported At Minnesota SchoolsMinnesota schools are reporting a record number of COVID-19 cases since the end of August.
Bus Driver Shortage Has Some Twin Cities Families Turning To Rideshare Apps To Get Kids To SchoolA severe shortage of bus drivers means parents are finding other ways to get their kids to school. But some of those options could have negative consequences.
COVID Cases Rising In schools, Health Officials SayVaughan Steffensrud Elementary in Chisholm is remote for two weeks due to “substantial classroom transmission.” The district wouldn’t say how many cases there are.
Interview: Education Minnesota President Denise Specht Reflects On 1st School WeekHow did the first week of school go with all the concerns surrounding COVID? We asked the president of the Minnesota teachers' union her perspective.
Gov. Tim Walz Encouraging Students To Get Vaccinated As More Return To ClassCaroline Cummings reports in Rochester where the governor just welcomed kids in elementary school back to the classroom—and hopes Minnesotans will continue to get vaccinated.
Students In Minneapolis Return To ClassroomsHeather Brown reports from outside Bryn Mawr Elementary School in Minneapolis.
RSV Cases On The Rise: Here's How To Spot ItBefore school even starts, respiratory viruses are spreading among kids.
Interview: SPPS Superintendent Joe Gothard On Challenges Of Upcoming School YearMost Minnesota schools start this week. Like districts across the country they have to deal with increasing COVID cases and trying to help kids catch up from not being in a regular school setting for nearly two years.
St. Paul Public Schools Requires Staff To Be Vaccinated For COVID-19 Or Undergo Regular TestingThe St. Paul School Board on Friday unanimously approved a motion which requires all staff in the state’s second largest school district to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
How To Ease Back-To-School Anxiety, According To ExpertsIt’s back to school for many in a few weeks, but after more than a year at home during the pandemic, many children returning will be burdened with feelings of anxiety.
Osseo Area Schools Modifies Plan To Require Face Coverings For First TrimesterOsseo Area Schools will require masks in all facilities for the first trimester, which runs until Dec. 6.
What Have We Learned About Schools And COVID?Heather Brown answers the Good Question on many parents' minds (3:09). WCCO 4 News At 10 - Aug. 12, 2021
Minnesota Teachers Create Educational Social Media Platform For StudentsA group of Minnesota teachers teamed up to create a social media platform for students. Laura Kniffin, co-creator of “Fanschool”, joined us Monday. () WCCO Mid-Morning - June 28, 2021
Walz Announces $75 Million Of Federal COVID Relief Money To Go To Summer School ProgramsThe goal of the programs is to help Minnesota students catch up after a year filled with different learning models, Esme Murphy reports (1:52) WCCO 4 News At 5 - May 18, 2021

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