Education

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Teachers, staff in St. Paul required to get COVID vaccine or weekly testing

It's believed St. Paul is the third district in Minnesota to require vaccines or weekly testing for teachers and staff.

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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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Minneapolis teachers union questions return to in-person instruction

Elementary students are set to return to the classroom in February – nearly a year after they shifted to distance learning.

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Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

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As coronavirus cases surge, more districts shift back to distance learning

Hastings is among the latest school districts to switch back

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University of Minnesota plans to resume in-person classes this fall

Campuses will transition to online learning after Thanksgiving.

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Stillwater school board votes out superintendent

After a 5-2 vote, Denise Pontrelli will receive roughly $300,000 in her settlement.

MN students get highest ACT scores in states where most take test

The national results were published on Wednesday.

Survey: MN students feel less safe and less supported

More students than ever reported mental health concerns.

Why are Minneapolis schools losing students?

The decline is largely made up of students of color.

Funding woes force closure of Forest Lake elementary school

The Central Montessori School has been beset by funding cuts.

Here's why Gov. Dayton is touring elementary schools

He wants to put an extra $138 million to cover school district shortfalls.

Shakopee educator is Minnesota's Teacher of the Year 2018

The English teacher has taught at an alternative high school since 2012.

Lutheran school in St. Paul needs $450K to stay open

It's been struggling because of dwindling enrollment.

Flashing-accused superintendent resigns from school district

He has been accused of exposure on as many as 16 occasions.

Twin Cities school district calls for end to 'Nerf wars'

It's leading to criminal activity in Prior Lake and Savage.

By calling a snow day early, Twin Cities schools keen to avoid making same mistake twice

"Better safe, than sorry" should be the new motto of Twin Cities schools.

The school board chair who wanted armed patrols in hallways has stepped down

It follows controversy over comments he allegedly made on social media.

Cambridge-Isanti schools closed on Wedneday after possible threat

It's the latest in a string of threats against Minnesota schools since the Florida massacre.

It'll cost Minnesotans more to study a 3 University of Wisconsin colleges

This will impact Minnesotans who study across the border.

How was a Minnesota third grader able to fire a police officer's loaded gun?

The incident caused alarm at the Harmony Learning Center on Monday.