Category Archives: Minnesota Department of Education

Minnesota of Department of Education provides Equity Lens Reflection resource

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently added an “Equity Lens Reflection and Exploration Tool for Learning” page on its website. Click here to access this resource. Also, MDE recently updated its “Distance Learning and Teaching Implementation Guidance,” which is … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education updates distance learning guide

The Minnesota Department of Education has recently updated its Minnesota Distance Teaching and Learning Implementation Guidance document on its COVID-19 webpage. MDE’s COVID-19 webpage also includes an updated School Closure Guidance for Minnesota Public School Districts and Charter Schools guide, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education, MSBA update COVID-19 school guidance documents

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently updated its “School Closure Guidance for Public School Districts and Charter Schools” document. Click here to access the new School Closure Guidance document. This document is also available on MDE’s COVID-19 page, which … Continue reading

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Grant available for schools for suicide prevention

The Minnesota Department of Education has a competitive grant available to support suicide prevention through schoolwide social emotional learning, which supports meaningful relationships, coping skills, and safe and supportive communities. The application deadline is Friday, February 14. Visit https://education.mn.gov/MDE/DSE/MDE089449 for details.

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North Star accountability system results will be available in August

Results from the North Star accountability system will be released in August. The major dates for release are: Monday, August 26 — Embargoed release of the public North Star file to districts. Noon Wednesday, August 28 — Embargoed release of the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education offering several teacher program grants

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently announced a number of new teacher program grant opportunities listed below. Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color Grant During the 2019 legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature designated the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing … Continue reading

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EPA presenting two “Reducing Lead in Drinking Water” webinars

The Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department of Education have developed a model plan to require school districts and charter schools to accurately and efficiently test for lead in school drinking water. This plan is based on standards … Continue reading

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