A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against a now defunct charter school, Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, has been settled.
Almost 600 employees with the Minneapolis school district are in the process of moving into their new $41 million headquarters on the north side of Minneapolis.
Minnesota education leaders who want to toughen the state's anti-bullying law might be looking to New Jersey for inspiration. Some members of a state task force that this week delivered its recommendations for changes to Gov. Mark Dayton, have held up New Jersey's recently passed anti-bullying law as an example of what Minnesota should do.
Reading and test scores among Minnesota students remain relatively flat over previous years, according to data released today by the state Department of Education.
A state task force formed to look into the problem of bullying is recommending Minnesota scrap its current bullying law and replace it with a stronger anti-bullying statute.
A state task force examining the problem of bullying in Minnesota will recommend the state strengthen its bullying law, and require schools to improve tracking and reporting bullying incidents.
By this point during their long summer vacation, many children have forgotten some of what they learned during the school year. There's growing evidence that summer learning programs might help many students.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is forming a task force to advise its school board on how best to prevent bullying.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District hopes to help students catch up on their math and reading, and retain the knowledge they've already learned.
School officials in Worthington say several students could face possible discipline after spreading rumors online.
With less than a month left before it's supposed to offer up recommendations, the Governor's Task Force on the Prevention of Bullying is split over its goals.
The Minneapolis School District is working to take some of the sting and stigma out of summer school for soon-to-be freshmen, by giving them high school credit for their work.
This week, charter school officials will gather in Minneapolis to share notes and discuss the progress of the national charter school movement, which marks its 20th anniversary this year.
June brings a mix of emotions for teachers: relief over making it through another year and a sense of accomplishment after helping students learn. But many teachers struggle this time of year, feeling completely burned out.
Advocates of charter schools say increasing enrollment is one indication the charter movement is still growing.