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.