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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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Education commissioner to host listening tour April 15-18 for governor’s education budget

Tour stops include Fairmont, Deer River, Grand Rapids, Marshall, Montevideo, New Ulm, Owatonna and Willmar Source: Minnesota Department of Education During the legislative break, Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker will host a statewide listening tour to promote Gov. Tim Walz’s proposed education budget. … 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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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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