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The Minnesota School Boards Association, a leading advocate for public education, supports, promotes and strengthens the work of public school boards.

Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff for corrections officer

Source: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton In honor and remembrance of Minnesota Corrections Officer Joseph Michael Parise, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings … Continue reading

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MSBA honors Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll

MSBA recently presented Sen. Julie Rosen (Vernon Center) and Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (Sartell) with its “Outstanding Legislator of the Year” award for 2018. MSBA officials honored Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll for their work during the 2018 legislative session on … Continue reading

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MDE hosting ESSA public update on September 24

The Minnesota Department of Education is hosting an Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) stakeholder meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, September 24. This meeting will be held at the MDE office located at 1500 Highway 36 West in Roseville (Rooms 15-16, … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff in observance of 9/11

Source: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton In observance of the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal … Continue reading

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State recognizes 526 schools for excellence as part of new North Star accountability system

Today, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recognized 526 public schools across the state as top performers in multiple areas of progress in school performance. The recognition is a key part of the state’s new North Star accountability system that … Continue reading

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Resolutions provide board members opportunity to set MSBA’s legislative agenda

Each year, Minnesota public school boards help shape MSBA’s legislative agenda. This grass-roots process starts with our school boards — or individual school board members, like you — writing legislative resolutions (and adopting them through board action) before sending them … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff in honor of Sen. McCain

Source: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton In honor and remembrance of United States Senator John McCain, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the … Continue reading

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