Category Archives: Minnesota Department of Education

MDE provides update on new ESSA accountability system

As reported in the MSBA Weekly Advocate last month, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) presented an update on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) on July 11. Since that meeting, MDE has added or modified components to the new ESSA accountability … Continue reading

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Applications for school safety grants open on August 29

This summer, $25 million in grants to improve school safety will be available for school districts and charter schools through the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). Gov. Mark Dayton and the 2018 Legislature passed school safety grants this spring, to … Continue reading

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Instructions coming soon for school safety grant opportunity

The instructions for the school safety grant opportunity will be available on Monday, July 16, on the Minnesota Department of Education’s (MDE) Grants Page. Grants may be used to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip school facilities for improvements related … Continue reading

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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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