News releases


May 4: Hiawatha Academies, Great River School staff announce unionizing efforts


April 27: Nine selected as Minnesota Teacher of the Year finalists
April 26: MN Health Department confirms COVID-19 death of school-aged child
April 26: Support for students, educators available after shots fired in Robbinsdale school
April 22: State reports sixth death of school staff member tied to COVID-19 in schools, total cases top 21,000 
April 20: Education Minnesota responds to guilty verdicts in the case against former officer Chauvin
April 12: Education Minnesota joins with Minnesotans calling for justice for Daunte Wright


March 24: Education Minnesota presents online dashboard of funding shortfalls for local school districts
March 23: House budget targets move Minnesota in the right direction but fall short of fully funding public education
March 18: Poll: Student debt stresses Minnesotans as they struggle to recover from COVID economy
March 18: Fifth school staffer dies of COVID-19, total infections linked to schools passes 16,000
March 17: Education Minnesota stands in support of Asian–American and Pacific Islander educators and students
March 12: Education Minnesota supports teacher layoff language that encourages workforce diversity while protecting due process
March 11: Education Minnesota welcomes urgency and attention to summer school and students’ pandemic recovery
March 11: Total COVID-19 infections linked to Minnesota schools passes 15,000; Another death of a school staff member reported
March 10: Teacher of the Year candidate field narrowed to 25 semifinalists
March 9: Commissioner Ricker was an advocate for students, voice for educators during the pandemic


Feb. 26: Budget forecast is more evidence of an economy rigged for the rich
Feb. 19: Enrollment dip signals need for Legislature to act quickly on education funding
Feb. 17: Challenges remain for the last few Minnesota districts to offer in-person learning
Feb. 12: CDC recommends layers of mitigation strategies to operate schools safely during the pandemic
Feb. 12: Federal judge rules for Education Minnesota in fair-share fees lawsuit
Feb. 11: Educators: MCAs will take valuable time away from student learning
Feb. 5: 75 teachers are candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year 


Jan. 26: Governor commits to 'Due North' education agenda with bold budget
Jan. 25: Education Minnesota applauds the ambition of Gov. Walz’s education plan, ‘Due North’
Jan. 18: Education Minnesota applauds Walz decision to begin vaccinating educators
Jan. 6: Education Minnesota warns latest COVID-19 move could threaten the safe reopening of school buildings