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Osseo district moves to distance learning; 'extremely high number' of absences

Some schools are down 25% of their staff due to illnesses.

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Minnesota reports COVID deaths of teen student, 2 school staffers

Cases in schools rose again in the past week, though there are signs cases may haveĀ  peaked.

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Investigation of alleged misconduct on Proctor football team nears conclusion

The football team canceled its season and the coach subsequently resigned.

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After petition, Minneapolis Schools reduces student COVID quarantine period

Close contacts previously had to quarantine for 14 days, but that's now reducing to 10.

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405 schools now on COVID outbreak list as virus surges among students, staff

A school staff member was among those whose death from COVID was reported in the past week.

Mapleton

Racism allegations grab headlines in small town Minnesota

An in-school incident led to more disputes at a football game and a subsequent protest.

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Huge spike in COVID-19 cases among Minnesota students, school workers

More than 2,200 new cases have been reported among K-12 students and staffers in the past week.

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Proctor cancels football season amid 'student misconduct' investigation

Details of the alleged misconduct have not been provided by authorities.

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School board won't comment on 'police investigation' involving football team

The school board chair stated their policy during Monday's board meeting.

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Mpls. school goes to distance learning after students exposed to COVID

In-person classes will resume next month, the district said.

Chisholm

Chisholm school sends some grades home due to COVID-19 outbreak

Elementary students at Vaughan-Steffensrud are subject to the outbreak.

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Mpls. schools will require staff to be vaccinated or tested regularly

The new policy also applies to contractors or partners that have direct student contact.

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'Cruel and stupid' act destroys playground for special education students

The playground equipment was designed to keep special education students safe.

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Car crashes into school bus with children onboard, injuring 2

The bus had its lights activated at the time of the crash.

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St. Paul Public Schools announces 'last-minute' school bus disruptions

K-12 students are set to begin the 2020-21 school year on Sept. 9.

Albert Lea High School

Albert Lea up to 66 COVID-19 cases after 2 weeks of school

The district has adjusted its mask policy in wake of the outbreak.

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Albert Lea COVID-19 outbreak: 36 students test positive, 290 quarantined

The outbreak happened within the first week back to school.

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As start of school approaches, Osterholm urges parents to buy high-quality masks

Dr. Michael Osterholm is worried that some districts aren't properly prepared.