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Parents received pitches to accept mergers and remain in the district.
The award recognizes 161 students nationwide.
The community's recommendation is Hidden River Middle School, but the change still has to be considered by the school board.
Cedrick Baker has been the school district's chief of staff.
St. Louis Park musician touched generations of music lovers.
The video shows a middle school student using a racial slur.
District puts student engagement board on hold.
The vote came after students conducted districtwide walkouts Tuesday.
More Twin Cities area schools are moving to distance learning after outbreaks of COVID-19 spurred high numbers of student absences and staffing shortages.
Up to five days between Feb. 1 and May 31 are in play, according to a survey.
After-school activities have been canceled in Minneapolis, and parents in St. Paul were put on alert they might have to get their kids to and from school.
St. Paul Public Schools and its teachers union have entered into mediation over a new two-year contract — the first since a three-day strike that was cut short by the pandemic.
'Critical ethnic studies' course now in pilot stage.
Homeowners in both cities will see property tax increases of about 10% or more next year. Officials are intensifying efforts to steer many toward the state's property tax refund programs.
Galtier school community mourns planned closure.
Action follows removal of three contested school-closing proposals.
The district cited stress and challenges of the pandemic as reasons for the longer break.
The St. Paul school board on Monday night signaled plans to spare three schools from closure as part of a district restructuring plan set for…
St. Paul weighs consolidation plan. Minneapolis adjusts to losses after its district redesign.
Hundreds protested "sexual assault culture" that included harassment and student assaults.
The walkout and march came a week after a petition surfaced that alleged in part that a Highland Park teacher had "targeted students."
The prospect of buildings sitting empty strikes a blow against the concept of schools being the heart of the community — a goal advanced in a previous districtwide overhaul.
The board is weighing closing and vacating five schools, and halting current programming at others.
Minneapolis considers weekly testing for unvaccinated high school athletes.
St. Paul Public Schools aims to get its youngest students vaccinated against COVID-19, and it is setting up clinics at two elementary sites to help…
Operating levies won voter support in Stillwater and Shakopee.
In a race touched by the late angst of a school-closing proposal, board Chair Jeanelle Foster was holding off a strong challenge from Clayton Howatt.
Fervent challenges to pandemic precautions and racial equity policies have turned what are sometimes sleepy off-year elections into partisan battles across Twin Cities suburbs.
St. Paul school board Chair Jeanelle Foster has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and is recovering at home after being hospitalized Friday, the district announced Monday.Foster,…
Move follows $4.3 million hedge fund investment loss.
Report forwarded to Ramsey County Attorney's Office.
Changes would affect every area of the city, official says.
The changes would begin taking place in 2022-23.
Conservancy to host open house Saturday.
Not good enough, however, parent says.
Taxes on the city's $228,700 median-valued home could rise by $338, or 11%, under their respective tax-levy plans and other factors.
Authorizer recommends that founder be fired.
Practice to continue after district cut loose its SROs.
The schools were recognized for their overall academic performance or success in closing achievement gaps among student groups.
Uncertainties and risks associated with COVID-19 remain a major driver in parent and student interest.
Driver shortage leaves district with fewer routes.
The state's largest district, Anoka-Hennepin, was among the school systems resuming classes. Many, particularly in metro-area schools, are wearing masks because of school district-imposed mask mandates.
The unanimous vote in the state's second-largest district came amid a surge in cases in Ramsey County.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was set to showcase two three-story additions, a spiffy new entrance and a relocated career and technical education center.
Board members got their first look at the policy ahead of an expected vote Friday.
Adding reading, math teachers among steps being pursued.
Buses may run late and in Minneapolis parents are encouraged to drive their kids to school.
The district previously planned to offer a high school program.
Joe Gothard's annual pay will remain at $240,000.
Mandate to go into effect next week, pending board approval
Officials said there were "multiple victims" and "no survivors" from the small plane crash near Hwy. 5 and County Road 11. When an area resident looked outside, "the entire front yard was on fire," he said. Scores of first responders rushed to the scene. Hwy. 5 was to stay closed overnight between Stieger Lake Lane and Victoria Drive.
A man and a woman were hospitalized in stable condition Saturday after being shot in an apartment on St. Paul's East Side.The incident occurred about…
No injuries were reported. Fire crews dealt with a fuel leak.
The move goes into effect Monday in Mpls.; board vote to come in St. Paul.
A federal rule changes is making deliveries possible.
St. Paul's all-virtual DFL city convention wrapped up Friday with no endorsement being given to two candidates seeking a four-year school board seat.Jim Vue, the…
The balloting, being conducted virtually this year due to the pandemic, now heads into a second round.
As enrollment drops, the district considers cuts for 2022-23 academic year.
Bev Scalze had a love for nature that shone through in her art and in her politics.A wildlife artist, she won the 1991 Minnesota Department…
Federal program covers free meals to June 2022.
Programs to add to ranks include bonuses to recruit educators from other states.
The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose district also agrees to policy changes.
Suit addressed how teachers are paid while conducting union business.
Campaign spurred by layoffs at Highland Park Senior High.
Administration to weigh report from equity committee.
The schools will set up chapters of Education Minnesota.
Critics say accountability is lacking.
Students will still be able to turn in assignments, but will not be required to do any distance learning.
Academics collided with life challenges, but there were some triumphs — and many see more hope ahead.
The move comes after hard-fought expansion.
People urged to take advantage of walk-in access to shots.
Students would have to pass course to graduate in 2025.
For 55 years, Bill and Willie Mae Wilson shared a home and a commitment to public service that improved the lives of many in St.…
In some districts, armed officers have been replaced by "support liaisons" who hope to put a new face on safety
A stripped-down proposal to raise the pay of St. Paul school district leaders won the unanimous approval of school board members Tuesday night.The board…