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Commentary: The revolution in Minnesota’s schools

In fall 2020, a fourth-grade class in Burnsville read a book that warns students that police are “mean” to black people, but “nice” to...

Senator introduces bill to remove governor’s authority to close schools unilaterally

State Sen. Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, recently introduced legislation that would prevent Gov. Tim Walz, and any future governors, from closing schools via executive order. Nelson,...

Education union wants a ‘racial equity’ fund, elimination of licensing exams

Education Minnesota, the state's largest education union, released its goals for the new legislative session, which include getting rid of "racially biased" teaching exams,...

Rochester superintendent plagiarized his Thanksgiving message to staff

Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Michael Muñoz plagiarized a Thanksgiving message sent to his district's staff. Teachers uncovered the superintendent's plagiarism after they noticed that his...

Teacher draws criticism for politically-charged messages in the classroom

An Andover High School teacher faced criticism for displaying signs in her classroom that include pro-feminist, pro-Black Lives Matter and anti-Christian statements. The messages are...

Public school funding per student averages 80 percent more than private...

According to The New York Times, one of the main reasons why public K–12 schools are reopening more slowly from COVID-19 lockdowns than private...

Major Minnesota school district allowing all students to opt in for...

Osseo Area Schools is now allowing all students to opt into a "100 percent distance learning option" for the fall in response to the...

Minneapolis and St. Paul Public Schools struggling to keep kids, go...

Enrollment is down big in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools. In the last year, Minneapolis was projected to lose 800 students. Instead, it...

Stillwater Public Schools Win Lawsuit Over Bonding

STILLWATER, Minn. -- The Stillwater School District has found reprieve after the Minnesota Court of Appeals found the district to be within its legal...