Category Archives: Minnesota Department of Education

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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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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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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Prepare to apply for school safety grant on August 29

School safety grant instructions are available on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) website at https://education.mn.gov/MDE/DSE/MDE074493. MDE will accept applications starting on Wednesday, August 29, through Survey Gizmo. The Survey Gizmo link will be available on the MDE Grants Page, … Continue reading

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