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Minnesota Senate OKs COVID-19 learning loss recovery bills

(The Center Square) — The GOP-led Minnesota Senate recently approved several bills that aim to support families and teachers in recovering from learning loss...

Anoka-Hennepin agrees to $300,000 settlement in transgender locker room case

The Anoka-Hennepin School District has agreed to pay $300,000 in a settlement with a former student who identifies as male (a biological female) and...

Democrats say school discipline differs based on students’ race, want suspension...

A bill introduced in the Minnesota House would prevent students in prekindergarten through third grade from being suspended or expelled as a disciplinary measure. “Disparities...

Woke educators release letter declaring objective math a form of ‘white...

(Foundation for Economic Education) — Mandatory teaching standards that focus on critical theory and identity politics to the detriment of liberalism and individualism are already...

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...