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Minnesota’s eighth grade math scores plummet to lowest point in 30 years

The first national test data since the onset of COVID-19 reveals deep learning loss across the country.

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Walz hopes for investigation into judge in Feeding Our Future case

The governor said he was "speechless" by the judge's initial decision.

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With 48 charged, aftershocks of Feeding Our Future fraud case continue

The Minnesota Department of Education is seeking to recoup taxpayer money lost in a "sham lawsuit" related to the alleged fraud.

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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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Accountability report identifies 371 MN schools that require added support

The North Star accountability system provides resources to schools falling behind state standards.

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COVID surge leads to staffing shortage at Twin Cities school district

The district is telling families to prepare for periods of remote learning.

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MN medical groups urge K-12 schools to adopt mask requirement for all

They say it will help protect other students who can't get vaccinated or are at risk.

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Decision on school mask mandates will be up to local districts

State leaders provided more details Wednesday about guidance for the upcoming school year.

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Minnesota's graduation rate increased in 2020, but disparities remain

Last year, 83.8% of high school seniors in Minnesota graduated in four years.

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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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Dept. of Education adding more gender options when collecting student data

The public can comment on the implementation of the nonbinary gender options until Dec. 13.