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New data shows MN students far behind pre-pandemic achievement levels

More details are emerging about the pandemic's impact on education.

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Onamia educator named 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Sarah Lancaster is the first Asian/Pacific Islander educator win the honor.

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Here are the 77 nominees for the MN Teacher of the Year award

The nominees will be trimmed to a group of semifinalists and then a group of finalists.

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Teachers union calls for 'bold' plan to get kids vaccinated against COVID

"All options should be on the table," Denise Specht, president of Education Minnesota, said.

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Education Minnesota latest organization to exit State Fair

Many vendors and exhibitors will not be in attendance this year.

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Rochester English learner teacher is Minnesota's Teacher of the Year

"Many of my students are navigating new cultures and places. I hope that I can be a small part of their journey in succeeding as they follow their dreams," she wrote.

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Schools cutting teacher jobs as debate over funding increase continues

The Minnesota Legislature is working out differences in the school funding bill in a conference committee.

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Gov. Walz announces education plan aimed at eliminating disparities

The plan covers seven categories, including closing the racial education gap and improving opportunities in rural Minnesota

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Education Minnesota worried 'dial back' could hinder school reopenings

While the state is loosening restrictions for social activities, the MDH continues to stress that "each and every Minnesotan" needs to help contain the spread as schools reopen.

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All elementary schools can move to in-person learning under new Walz order

Schools can switch to in-person learning on Jan. 18 regardless of county COVID-19 rates, so long as they implement all required mitigation measures.

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MN teacher's union: Follow new COVID-19 guidelines to keep schools open

"It’s time for every Minnesotan to mask up, keep their distance and avoid crowds.”

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Survey: Minnesota teachers are stressed, overwhelmed this year

Only 8% of teachers said they're feeling inspired by their work as an educator.

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You can make your own Education Minnesota State Fair calendar at home

The popular state fair tradition continues virtually

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Union says teachers being left out of reopening discussions by some MN school districts

Teachers in Minnetonka are among those calling for changes to the district's reopening plan.