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June 8, 2018
Bog puts kibosh on summer camp: Legionville cancels over safety concerns
LEGIONVILLE, Minn.—As the battle of the bog enters another week, the monstrous bog's days in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol...
June 8, 2018 - 9:11am
May 1, 2018
Embattled Richland 44 superintendent sought to start charter school in Moorhead
MOORHEAD — A superintendent on paid leave at a small North Dakota school district caught in a firestorm of sexual misconduct allegations...
May 1, 2018 - 9:45pm
February 27, 2018
Bemidji High School graduation rate hits 15-year high
BEMIDJI—Bemidji High School's graduation rate hit a new high last year. Eighty-eight percent of the BHS class of 2017 graduated in four...
February 27, 2018 - 6:14pm
February 3, 2018
Disproportionate discipline: Minority students in Bemidji and Minnesota suspended and expelled more than white students
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools staff suspend and expel American Indian students at a higher rate than their white counterparts—but...
February 3, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 22, 2017
Moving and learning: Kelliher School keeps students moving to increase learning
In spite of the tendency to cram as much information as possible into a single school day, the handful of students Wednesday in the Kelliher...
December 22, 2017 - 5:42pm
August 3, 2017
District addresses transgender student issues case-by-case: State recently OKs toolkit for schools
BEMIDJI—A few weeks after the Minnesota Department of Education adopted a controversial "toolkit" for transgender students, Bemidji Area Schools leaders said they don't see a specific need to adopt any of the suggested policies and guidelines presented in it. The district has...
August 3, 2017 - 5:58pm
May 21, 2017
GOP lawmakers object to ‘toolkit’ for transgender students: Legislators say resources could be better spent elsewhere
BEMIDJI -- Some Bemidji-area lawmakers object to a draft of the state’s new “toolkit” for school districts to address K-12 students who are transgender or do not conform to the gender binary.
May 21, 2017 - 6:00am
March 23, 2017
Report: Schools spend millions on state tests with ‘limited’ usefulness
BEMIDJI -- A state report published earlier this month found that Minnesota schools spend millions of dollars and untold hours administering state-mandated tests, but faculty and administrators have to clear a variety of logistical hurdles to do so and are often unsure how to interpret...
March 23, 2017 - 7:03pm
December 21, 2016
Schoolcraft earns state recognition: Bemidji-area school named a High Quality Charter School
BEMIDJI—Schoolcraft Director Adrienne Eickman said she's proud of her staff after the state named the Bemidji-area charter school a "High Quality Charter School" last week. "This is an incredibly talented group of people that work out here, and they work incredibly hard," Eickman...
December 21, 2016 - 5:18pm
October 4, 2016
Replacing 'No Child Left Behind': State ed. department to host meeting on new federal education legislation
BEMIDJI—Minnesota Department of Education staff will host a meeting Thursday to discuss state-level implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, federal education legislation that replaces the Bush-era No Child Left Behind act. The meeting is designed to educate the general...
October 4, 2016 - 4:44pm
September 30, 2016
State to host student success meeting in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The Every Student Succeeds Act, the nation’s latest pre-kindergarten through grade 12 education law, was enacted in December 2015. The law is the newest version of the 50-year-old federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act and replaced the 2001 reauthorization known...
September 30, 2016 - 8:51am
September 28, 2016
EDUCATION: School board approves scaled-down Q Comp plan
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools board members unanimously approved a scaled-down version of the district's first-ever "Q Comp" plan Wednesday, about two weeks after school district administrators said the state unexpectedly gave the green light to a prior iteration of the plan....
September 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 1, 2015
Schools looking to close the gap: Annual results issued for achievement gaps, graduation rates
BEMIDJI -- Numbers released by the Minnesota Department of Education on Tuesday show some area schools flourishing, and others faltering, when it comes to issues such as achievement gaps and graduation rates. The state’s annual Multiple Measurements Ratings score Title I schools...
September 1, 2015 - 8:35pm