Category Archives: Minnesota Department of Education

Minnesota Department of Education hosting ESSA update on July 11

Join the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) for an Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Update from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. Work is underway in preparation for ESSA implementation in the 2018-19 school year. MDE has … Continue reading

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Deadline is February 28 for reporting E-rate data

Source: Minnesota Department of Education The annual reporting of E-Rate cost data for the purpose of calculating the fiscal year 2018 Minnesota Telecom Access Equity Aid began February 1, 2018, and continues until February 28. Details on data submission and … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education holding Data Dashboard focus groups this week

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) releases public report cards on an annual basis that describe the overall performance and context of Minnesota schools and districts. MDE has scheduled a series of Data Dashboard focus group meetings this week. This … Continue reading

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ESSA Update: Minnesota submits revised state plan to U.S. Department of Education

Source: Minnesota Department of Education After receiving feedback from the U.S. Department of Education in December, the Minnesota Department of Education submitted an updated version of the Minnesota Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan today. The feedback letter from … Continue reading

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Minnesota receives positive feedback from the U.S. Department of Education on ESSA plan

Source: Minnesota Department of Education This week, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) received initial feedback from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) regarding Minnesota’s plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The feedback was overall very positive. … Continue reading

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MDE shares public comments regarding state’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan

Source: Minnesota Department of Education The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) closed the public comment period on August 31 for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). A brief overview of themes from the comment period is available at MDE’s website … Continue reading

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Apply for gifted student grant program by August 28

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is offering grant funds for accelerated learning or gifted programs. The deadline is Monday, August 28, to apply for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant Program. Visit https://w1.education.state.mn.us/EGMS/searchAllActiveGrants.do and select “COMPETITIVE GRANT OPPORTUNITY … Continue reading

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