The Minnesota Department of Health is recommending college students who are planning to return to campus for the fall to stay at home for the weeks leading up to the start of classes.
On Thursday, a few dozen teachers held a demonstration outside of the Osseo Area School District office calling on leaders to change the plans for the start of the school year from hybrid learning to fully online, distance learning.
For the first time, state education officials appeared before lawmakers on Thursday to answer questions about the governor’s plan for schools this fall and the financial fallout from the pandemic.
A vocational school in North Minneapolis is expanding its footprint. Summit Academy OIC is teaming up with Target to advance racial equity in employment.
St. Paul’s Macalester College says it will only bring in a small group of students to campus housing at first when the fall semester begins this year.
The school district in Illinois’ capital city has updated its school dress code policy for remote learning, saying students can't wear pajama pants, slippers or hats while on camera when classes start this month.
Minneapolis residents took to the streets Sunday to protest against plans for the Gordon Shelter.
The pod phenomenon is new, arising from the chaos that many parents experienced in the spring trying to do their jobs while overseeing their children’s education after schools closed en masse in March as the coronavirus began its spread.
A fourth grade teacher from an elementary school in Burnsville is the 2020 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
After Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced last month school districts will be able to reopen this fall either in-person, with distance or with a hybrid of the two based on COVID-19 data in their counties, many school districts in the Twin Cities metro have begun finalizing their plans the upcoming school year.
As the beginning of the school year nears, learning plans amid the pandemic are still taking shape.
One factor in those decisions is the weekly numbers released by the Department of Health, which school districts have been directed to use as guide when determining their learning model this year.
Minnesota is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases among kids and teens, just as some districts are preparing to reopen in-person classes.
Ellen Gurrola hadn't planned to take her concerns about reopening schools straight to Gov. Tim Walz.
A Bay Area tech investor has posted a job opening seeking a teacher to instruct his child and a handful of others in the backyard of his San Francisco home, for what’s become a highly controversial learning model brought on by the pandemic.
As fall draws near, residents and school administrators in both rural and urban Minnesota are grappling with concerns over the pandemic.
Head Start centers are essential lifelines for low income families. Not only do they offer pre-school classes for the kids, but they’re also resource centers for the parents.
Parents in some states are getting their first look at a new school year as the coronavirus continues to cause upheaval in school systems around the country.
A day after Governor Walz announced he will leave it up to districts to decide on fall plans for their schools, teachers say they still have plenty of concerns about returning to in-person instruction in the fall.
Minneapolis Public Schools and St. Paul Public Schools both intend to start the school year with a distance learning model, according to announcements from each district's superintendent.