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ESSA rule making public comment period

As you recently heard, the Elementary and Secondary School Act (ESSA) has been reauthorized and a new federal education law is being implemented: the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA). As it true with every new law that requires rules, or means by which the law can be put into practice, the department who will implement […]

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Scholarships available for 2016 graduates

Joe Nathan writes about new scholarships in “Huge, historic gift for low-, middle-income high school seniors” in HometownSource.com: Because the $3.9 million in scholarships will be available on a “first come, first served” basis starting in January 2016, I strongly suggest that students who might be interested, and their families, do some homework over the […]

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Community Schools get full support of Education Minnesota

During the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers voted to support community schools to offer an innovative education model. Community schools use local partnerships to extend nutrition, health, employment and other non-academic supports to their students and students’ families on their campuses. Find out why “Education Minnesota pushes for schools that serve as community hubs.”

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