Anoka-Hennepin School District
Superintendent swapping Anoka-Hennepin for Minnetonka schools
David Law has been selected as the pick to replace the outgoing Dennis Peterson.
Anoka-Hennepin Schools latest to extend winter break due to pandemic stress
Duluth Public Schools are also considering the move.
Candidates opposed to teaching about racism elected in 4 MN school districts
Other communities voted for candidates who didn't speak out against teaching about racism in school.
Video: Immunocompromised teen booed at school board meeting
"As an immune-compromised person, I'm always at risk for coronavirus," she said.
Anoka-Hennepin, Moorhead schools enact mask mandates
Previously, the districts were only recommending masks for unvaccinated students and staff.
Anti-maskers to attend Anoka-Hennepin school meeting, oppose student mandates
The Anoka-Hennepin School Board meets Monday evening.
Brooklyn Park teacher surprised with $50K to pay off his student loans
Box Tops for Education and Black Men Teach Twin Cities presented him with the check.
Transgender student wins $300K settlement from Anoka-Hennepin schools
The student was forced to change in a segregated locker room at Coon Rapids High School.
Anoka-Hennepin, Bloomington districts moving elementary to distance learning
Bloomington Public Schools is going virtual only for winter sports.
Anoka-Hennepin school board votes to continue with sports, activities
The district is shifting to a distance-learning model due to rising COVID-19 numbers in the county.
Anoka-Hennepin Schools to move middle, high students to distance learning
It's due to the recent surge in COVID-19 in the area.
Some school districts delay first day of school to allow for more planning time
Wayzata, Anoka-Hennepin are among the districts pushing back the start date.
State of MN joins lawsuit accusing Anoka-Hennepin of trans discrimination
The school district is alleged to have violated a transgender student's human rights.
Minnesota students honored alongside 'Glee' star
A group of Minnesota teens were honored in San Francisco over the weekend by the National Center For Lesbian Rights. The students asked the organization for help to file a lawsuit against the Anoka-Hennepin school district. In March, the students reached agreement with the district to establish a comprehensive plan to combat harassment of students in the district perceived to be gay, lesbian or transgender. The only other award-winner at the event? Glee actress Jane Lynch.
Feds say Anoka-Hennepin now a national model for preventing bullying
The Anoka-Hennepin school district's new anti-bullying plan grew out of lawsuits that claimed schools were not doing enough on that front. Now the Justice Department says schools around the country should emulate the district.
Anoka-Hennepin votes to settle bullying lawsuits; lone dissenter resigns in protest
The district agreed to pay $270,000, which will be divided among the six current and former students who brought the lawsuits, hire new staff and adopt a system to watch for and report bullying. Supporters who attended the board meeting Monday night called the decision "historic." But former Republican State Rep. Kathy Tingelstad, the lone "no" vote, stepped down from the board in protest. The Pioneer Press has details ...
Anoka-Hennepin school district approves lawsuit settlement
The settlement applies to two lawsuits that claimed the school district failed to protect students from bullying that was based on sexual orientation. The students will receive $270,000 total. The one board member who voted against the settlement resigned after it was approved, saying it sets a bad precedent.
Anoka-Hennepin School District reaches tentative deal over students' bullying lawsuits
The district has reportedly reached a settlement deal with federal officials and will meet Monday night to vote on the agreement.
Another round of settlement talks set for Anoka-Hennepin lawsuit
Attorneys for the school district as well as six current and former students will meet Thursday. The lawsuit claims Anoka-Hennepin didn't adequately address complaints of severe bullying.