Tag Archives: COVID-19

Governor Walz orders flags at half-staff in honor of lives lost to COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz has directed all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, October 19, 2020. Governor Walz has directed flags to fly at half-staff on the 19th … Continue reading

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Governor Walz orders flags at half-staff in honor of Minnesotans who have lost their lives to COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz has directed all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, September 19, 2020. He has directed flags to fly at half staff on the 19th … Continue reading

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State licensing board hosting COVID-19 guidance webinar on August 28

The Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) is hosting an online information session at 2 p.m. Friday, August 28, for school administrators and human resource professionals to provide additional guidance regarding the changes for the 2020-2021 school year … Continue reading

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Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff August 19 for Minnesotans who have lost their lives to COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz has directed all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 19. He has directed flags to fly at half-staff on the 19th of every … Continue reading

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Minnesota House education committee to discuss executive order, planning guidance on August 12

The Minnesota House Education Finance Division is scheduled to hold a remote hearing at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, that will focus on Executive Order 20-82, the Safe Learning Plan for 2020-21 Guidance, and federal funds for K-12 public schools that … Continue reading

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Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff on July 19 for Minnesotans who died from COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz has directed all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, July 19, 2020. He has directed flags to fly at half staff on the 19th … Continue reading

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Governor Walz orders flags at half-staff on June 19 in honor of Minnesota’s COVID-19 victims

Governor Tim Walz has directed all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 19, 2020. He has directed flags to fly at half staff on the 19th … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Education Committee plans hearing about returning to school

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee plans to hold a “COVID-19: Going Back to School Safely” hearing at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 10. The hearing follows a similar discussion with postsecondary leaders this week, which featured testimony … Continue reading

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MSBA issues updated guidance for school board meetings

The transition from Minnesota’s stay-at-home directive to the current stay safe environment may lead some school boards to alter their board meeting approach. It is important to keep in mind that the peacetime state of emergency and pandemic declaration remain … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education updates Summer Programming Guidance

The Minnesota Department of Education updated its Minnesota Summer Programming Guidance for Schools. Here’s what’s new in the May 26 version: Under Summer Learning Overview (Page 5): The purpose of this guidance is to ensure equitable programming for all students. … Continue reading

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