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MDE releases preliminary decisions for state Every Student Succeeds Act plan

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has worked with a diverse group of stakeholders to shape Minnesota’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan, which will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education in September 2017. Visit http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/PDFs/Minnesota-ESSA-StatePlanPreliminaryDecisions-April2017.pdf to view an … Continue reading

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MDE brings in special assistant for equitable access and teacher workforce issues

Source: Minnesota Department of Education The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently announced that Elia Bruggeman has rejoined the Department as a special assistant to Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius. Bruggeman will focus exclusively on equitable access and teacher workforce issues. … Continue reading

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State Legislative Auditor releases findings, recommendations for standardized student testing

The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor released its evaluation report Monday regarding standardized student testing. “We look forward to a deeper dive into the report in the education committees in the next few weeks,” said Denise Dittrich, MSBA’s Associate … Continue reading

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MDE looking for ESSA feedback via short survey

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has created a survey to gather feedback about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). MDE’s survey is available online at http://survey.mn.gov/s.asp?k=148415376728. Commissioner Brenda Cassellius provided MSBA members with an “ESSA Update” Thursday during the … Continue reading

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State ESSA Accountability Advisory Committee votes to delay identifying schools and submitting plan

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Assessment Committee met Tuesday, December 6, at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) office in Roseville to review final regulations, hear from Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and discuss current recommendations from stakeholders. In general, … Continue reading

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Every Student Succeeds Act input meeting set for tonight in Burnsville

The Minnesota Department of Education’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) stakeholder input meeting series concludes TONIGHT (Thursday, November 3) in Burnsville. Tonight’s meeting is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Diamondhead Education Center located at 200 West … Continue reading

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Every Student Succeeds Act online meeting set for November 2

If you weren’t able to attend one of the Minnesota Department of Education’s regional Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) meetings, MDE is offering an “ESSA Vitural Stakeholder Meeting.” This online meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 2. At … Continue reading

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