Many vendors and exhibitors will not be in attendance this 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.
The Minnesota Legislature is working out differences in the school funding bill in a conference committee.
The plan covers seven categories, including closing the racial education gap and improving opportunities in rural Minnesota
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.
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.
"It’s time for every Minnesotan to mask up, keep their distance and avoid crowds.”
Only 8% of teachers said they're feeling inspired by their work as an educator.
The popular state fair tradition continues virtually
Teachers in Minnetonka are among those calling for changes to the district's reopening plan.