Nine teachers from across the state have been named finalists in the 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year program.
Education Minnesota is sending its condolences and support to families and educators in southwestern Minnesota after the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed Monday that a school-aged child has died of complications from COVID-19.
Educators support the Robbinsdale Area School District’s response after a student reportedly fired several shots inside a middle school on Monday. No one was hurt and one student was arrested, according to the district.
A sixth school staff member has died of a COVID-19 infection linked to schools and the total number of cases of students and school staff has surpassed 21,000, according to data released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health.
After a jury returned guilty verdicts on two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter against former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Education Minnesota President Denise Specht released the following statement in response.
A Brooklyn Center police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, on Sunday during a traffic stop, apparently when the officer accidentally fired a semi-automatic pistol instead of a Taser.
Parents and other Minnesotans interested in the cost of fully funding several essential programs in their local school districts are now able to consult an online dashboard developed by Education Minnesota.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota. March 23, 2021 – The Minnesota House of Representatives presented budget targets Tuesday that includes significant new investments in E-12 and higher education. In response, Education Minnesota President Denise Specht released the following statement.
A student debt crisis of epic proportions is causing stress and strain for Minnesotans who are struggling to repay their loans and putting off other bills, according to a Morning Consult survey commissioned by the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) and Education Minnesota.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 infections associated with Minnesota schools has surged to over 16,000 and a fifth school staff member has died of an infection linked to their work in a school, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Health released Thursday.