Tag Archives | Update Jan 15 2016

Integration Reform Advances

Minnesota’s Achievement and Integration Law exists to ensure racial and economic integration in public schools and increase student achievement. The Minnesota Department of Education was recently authorized to write new state rules for integration based upon that law. Public testimony was taken on January 6 and 7 and more than 150 people attended. Administrative Law Judge Ann O’Reilly will now decide […]

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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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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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