The $725,000 in grants was awarded to 23 communities to help make it safer and easier for students to walk and bike to school.
A new program in Red Wing aims to remove one of the biggest burdens high school students face when deciding whether to go to college: high tuition costs.
The Salvation Army school drive is back to help students get the supplies they need before heading back into the classroom.
Minnesota Olympic champion Suni Lee surprised students at a St. Paul school and teamed up with Amazon to make a donation.
With the new school year around the corner, some districts are having a challenging time filling teaching positions.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding parents to save back-to-school receipts for potential tax benefits in two programs.
While there are many things to evaluate in this pandemic, one of the biggest is looking at how it has affected children's ability to socialize with one another.
For 15 years, Hutchinson has had a program called REACH to help high school students with social, emotional and academic stressors. In the pandemic, leaders feel the program is more important now more than ever before.
Some school districts have been utilizing these days since they became an option, but others not so much.
Students in Minnesota, and across the nation, have been dealing with the unexpected over the past year and a half.
In numerous ways, the pandemic has changed the way kids learn. For many, it’s also meant a shift to homeschooling or online academies.
As schools get back into gear, many are faced with not only meeting academic needs, but also the emotional needs of students – particularly after the pandemic.
Many Minnesota school districts are instituting mask mandates for the upcoming school year as the COVID-19 delta variant spreads. While some are requiring students and staff to wear masks, such as Minneapolis and St. Paul, others are recommending it or making it optional.
Mental health professionals discuss the challenges kids will face and how adults can support them during the school year.
FOX 9 sat down with some local teachers to talk about what they’re looking forward to this school year, as well as concerns about COVID-19.
Students in Minnesota, and across the nation, have been dealing with the unexpected over the past year and a half. Now they are preparing for a new school year that might come with some new challenges. FOX 9’s Hannah Flood talked to 2nd, 3rd, 6th and 8th grade students in the Anoka-Hennepin School District about what school has been like and what they’re looking forward to this school year.
State leaders are launching a student learning recovery system after 2021's state assessment results showed a decline in the number of students meeting or exceeding grade-level standards across all subjects.
FOX 9 is going Back to School in its new series to explore how schools are planning to face the unexpected amid the ongoing pandemic.
Minneapolis Public Schools is encouraging families who are able to transport students to school on their own as the school district faces a shortage of bus drivers.