Education

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Vaccination rates among MN kids have doubled in past 2 weeks

The state's "Vax to School" campaign appears to be working.

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Free meals for kids available at 2,500 sites in Minnesota this summer

The state has teamed up with the USDA to provide healthy foods for all children in Minnesota.

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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.

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CDC changes school guidance to allow desks to be closer together

The new guidance aims to help more schools reopen safely.

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Minnetonka in spotlight after teacher threatened for discussing Black trans woman

Parents and community members are calling on the district to do better and will hold a march prior to the school board meeting on Thursday.

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Enrollment in MN public schools down 2% this year due to COVID

Families chose other schooling options amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Page Amendment for education returns to MN Capitol, so what is it?

The Page Amendment would change the state Constitution to make quality education a civil right.

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More schools shift to full-time distance learning as COVID-19 cases soar

Even the youngest learnings are shifting to full-time distance learning.

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Minneapolis schools pushes back shift to in-person learning

A rise in COVID-19 cases is forcing the district to move back the dial on its safe learning plan.

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Walz executive order aims to make life easier for teachers during COVID

Education Minnesota calls it "a step in the right direction."

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6 Minnesota institutions in top 200 colleges ranked by value

Money looked at more than 700 schools for its Best Colleges for Your Money list.

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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.

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School leaders urge caution in response to Gov. Walz's fall reopening plan

Administrators, school boards, teachers, staff and students process Walz's guidance announced Thursday.

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In-person learning an option for schools this summer

Gov. Walz signed an executive order aiming to provide more opportunities for students.

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Macalester College may remove founder's name from campus building

His racially insensitive views prompted an outcry.

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10 Minnesota schools recognized with national 'Blue Ribbon' awards

The 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools were announced Friday.

Speech teacher tried to video underage students undressing

The 29 year old was suspended and has since resigned.

Up for sale: What's left of McNally Smith

The remnants of the bankrupt college are on sale for the next 2 weeks.

Another student arrested for making school threats in Minnesota

It's the latest in a string of threats made against a Minnesota school.

St. Paul school teachers are heading for a strike

Unless a deal is reached, teachers will strike on Tuesday.