WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 THE MSBA ADVOCATE Grants: 2017 Border-to-Border Grants awarded Politics: U. Senate passes tax reform legislation paving way for conference committee School Trust Lands: Minnesota Office of School Trust Lands announces new website MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Buildings: Clearing debris at Minnehaha Academy starts this week Column: Bus crash survivor was broken, but never defeated MPR Diversity: Charter schools and the resegregation of public education MINNPOST Discipline: Minnesota educators weigh in on student discipline debate THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Politics: Republican tax plan extends 529 plans to cover private school, homeschooling SESSION DAILY Politics: November forecast projects red ink for state budget U. GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Dassel-Cokato: School board ratifies 2017-2019 teacher contracts Delano: School board addresses unpaid meal charges Nevis: Audit indicates healthy fund balance Park Rapids Area: Changes to label collection programs impacts PTA’s efforts Stewartville: School board OKs revised school lunch policy ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE Budget: Board increases levy 5 percent BEMIDJI PIONEER Negotiations: Bemidji Area, teachers agree on new contract DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE Weather: A few school closings in the Northland MANKATO FREE PRESS Editorial: Shaming students at lunch unacceptable MARSHALL INDEPENDENT Budget: Board approves 1.94 percent levy increase ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN Discipline: School discipline changes come with frustration Discipline: Some teachers believe their authority is held back ST.
CLOUD TIMES Buildings: Mayor, superintendent propose giving Tech High School to city WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE Discipline: Board terminates employee MONDAY, DECEMBER 4 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Negotiations: St.
Paul gym teacher raised more than $15,000 online MPR Data: Census shows Minnesota increasingly multilingual MINNPOST Politics: Minnesota's projected budget deficit is already souring expectations for the 2018 legislative session THE ATLANTIC Report: Schools failing to address widespread and harmful teen dating violence THE JOURNAL Research: Early test scores don’t predict future academic growth GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Cloquet: School district finances better than predicted Esko: Teacher named “Health Teacher of the Year” Jackson County Central: School board accepts nearly $45,000 in donations Jackson County Central: Declining per-pupil payments may force spending cuts Jackson County Central: Virtual school days a reality at district Le Sueur-Henderson: School board approves tax levy Le Sueur-Henderson: Superintendent to leave district, board starts search for replacement Litchfield: School board considers investing in student IDs Moose Lake: School receives “Seizure Smart” designation Pipestone Area: School board approves new teacher contract Pipestone Area: Real-world student program shaping up Sibley East: Arlington school site is two months behind schedule St. students lose ground on international literacy assessment Testing: U. students comprehend information better online than on paper ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE Negotiations: Albert Lea Area School Board approves salary increase for unions DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE Health: Student-athletes need better education on energy drinks FAIRMONT SENTINEL Safety: Parents seek change at Blue Earth Area MANKATO FREE PRESS Budget: No protests of school property tax hike MARSHALL INDEPENDENT Enrollment: Number of students rising at Marshall School District OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS Finances: Medford School Board discusses audit, financials, proposed levy WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE Group: Worthington teens take proactive approach to decision making through SADD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Discipline: Blue Earth Area football banquet canceled following charges that four players beat teammate Extracurricular: National Spelling Bee to expand Politics: Minnesota facing $188 million deficit ST.
Peter: School board considers projects for leftover bond money ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE Honors: Albert Lea High School robotics team recognized BEMIDJI PIONEER Administration: Bemidji Area School Board to pick consulting firm to help search for new superintendent (MSBA mentioned) MANKATO FREE PRESS Administration: Le Sueur-Henderson superintendent resigns ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN Finances: Portion of Rochester School District taxes to decline Referendum: What’s next for Grand Meadow School District after levy passage? PAUL PIONEER PRESS Safety: Stillwater Area schools in session after source of threatening message identified THE WASHINGTON POST Graduation: U. high school graduation rates rise to new high THE 74 Politics: Three education issues that will have to be reconciled after Senate’s tax bill SUBURBAN WEEKLIES Honors: Eastern Carver County School District nutrition director honored by the University of Minnesota Referendum: What’s next after Prior Lake-Savage Area’s referendum?
CLOUD TIMES Group: Local advocates want to take Tobacco 21 fight to state WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE Curriculum: Worthington School District collaborating with college to offer “hybrid” introduction to education course MONDAY, DECEMBER 18 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Editorial: Metro school leaders craft a new plan to tackle learning disparities Extracurricular: Wayzata student becomes one of nation’s few chess grandmasters Safety: Benson High School evacuated after terroristic threats Safety: Schools looking at ways to address bullying THE 74 Technology: Net neutrality vote could hamper schools’ technology programs GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Alexandria: What’s the policy for overdue lunch accounts?