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August 30, 2018
A new way of grading Minnesota schools, but achievement gaps persist
ST. PAUL — No matter how the state measures school performance, one thing remains clear — Minnesota has one of the nation's largest academic achievement gaps. The Minnesota Department of Education will unveil a new method for grading schools Thursday, Aug. 30, called...
August 30, 2018 - 1:00am
May 8, 2018
Dayton continues push for 'emergency' school funding
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton lately is all about an "emergency" funding plan for public schools running deficits. He's on a bully-pulpit kick, urging Republican lawmakers to change course late in the legislative session and spend $138 million to shore up school budgets...
May 8, 2018 - 8:35pm
April 10, 2018
Minn students still above average, but tests continue to show racial disparities
ST. PAUL—Minnesota continues to have among the nation's best scores on a biennial assessment of students' math and reading skills, but large gaps remain between students of color and their white classmates. Results from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also...
April 10, 2018 - 1:25am
September 19, 2017
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
ST. PAUL — After making some modest changes, the Minnesota Department of Education submitted a new plan Monday, Sept. 18, to the U.S....
September 19, 2017 - 8:23am
August 7, 2017
Minnesota test shows minorities still struggle
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue...
August 7, 2017 - 6:14pm
March 28, 2017
Early-childhood education money in dispute
PAUL — Additional funding proposed by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton would extend classes for 4-year-olds to more than 100 additional school districts...
March 28, 2017 - 6:17pm
March 6, 2017
Audit: Educators do not understand how to use test results
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota students, no doubt, think they are tested too often, and now the state legislative auditor says those concerns should be...
March 6, 2017 - 4:47pm
January 27, 2017
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for MN public schools
ST. PAUL—New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton...
January 27, 2017 - 4:20pm
January 12, 2017
Grants extend home, bus internet for Minn. students
ST. PAUL -- More students throughout greater Minnesota will have access to online homework outside of school hours following a round of state grants. A total of $500,000 to improve after-school internet access will be divided among 12 school districts, 11 of which are in greater Minnesota,...
January 12, 2017 - 6:26pm
August 31, 2016
Terri’s the Teacher: Central Elementary School earns Teacher of the Year award from Bemidji schools
BEMIDJI -- Terri Forseth, in her own words, is a Bemidji girl “through and through.” She grew up in Bemidji, went to Bemidji public schools,...
August 31, 2016 - 5:46pm
August 8, 2016
Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota taxpayers will fund free pre-kindergarten for 3,302 4-year-olds this fall, a far cry from what Gov. Mark Dayton would like....
August 8, 2016 - 11:20pm
November 5, 2015
Sustaining success in education: State commissioner visits TrekNorth, Bemidji Middle School to learn about academic achievements, Native American curriculum
BEMIDJI -- The leading figure in Minnesota education visited schools in Bemidji on Thursday, leaving with a yellow-and-black beaded lanyard given...
November 5, 2015 - 7:51pm
October 23, 2013
Education commissioner Cassellius notes importance of early schooling
BEMIDJI — When Brenda Cassellius, the state’s education commissioner, asked a roomful of 4-year-olds how many legs does a spider have, the...
October 23, 2013 - 12:45am