Schools

Michael Munoz

Rochester superintendent suspended for plagiarizing letter to staff

The superintendent admitted to plagiarizing the letter.

Michael Munoz

Rochester superintendent admits he plagiarized letter to staff

Med City Beat broke the story, prompting the superintendent to apologize.

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Anoka-Hennepin, Bloomington districts moving elementary to distance learning

Bloomington Public Schools is going virtual only for winter sports.

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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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100-plus at Blake School quarantine after 4 students test positive for COVID-19

The school was planning to move to remote learning after Thanksgiving.

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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

Governor Tim Walz

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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COVID-19 infection rates at distance learning level for 34 MN counties

Just 15 counties are under 30 cases per 10,000 residents.

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Police group issues complaint about book read to students in south metro

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association wants the book removed.

Apple Valley High School

2 more Twin Cities districts moving to distance learning for grades 6-12

The decision was announced as infection rates in Dakota County rise.

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25 counties have COVID-19 infection rates associated with distance learning

County-level data is no longer the only source districts have to rely on to make informed decisions about which learning model to use.

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'Scalpel approach' gives MN schools chance to keep playing sports

County infection rates are no longer the only thing that matters.

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19 counties now above the threshold for 100% distance learning

It represents a two-week period ending Oct. 10, since when cases have continued to surge statewide.

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County infection rates continue to increase nearly everywhere in MN

Just two counties fall in the first tier of the health department's teaching guidance.

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13 added to list of Minnesota schools with 5+ COVID-19 cases

There are now 24 schools identified on the state health department's website.

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75 of 87 Minnesota counties have rising COVID-19 infection rates

Only 5 counties are in the threshold for 100% distance learning for all students.

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4 added to list of MN schools with 5+ confirmed COVID-19 cases

There are now 11 schools identified by the state health department.

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7 Minnesota schools identified as having 5+ cases of COVID-19

Schools are only named if they have had 5+ cases in the past two weeks.

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Orono school switches to distance learning after more COVID-19 cases confirmed

Since a positive COVID-19 case was reported last week, four more people have tested positive, a letter to families says.

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Court: MN students must use locker rooms that align with their gender identity

It follows a lawsuit filed against Anoka-Hennepin School District.