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Apply for gifted student grant program by August 28

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is offering grant funds for accelerated learning or gifted programs. The deadline is Monday, August 28, to apply for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant Program. Visit https://w1.education.state.mn.us/EGMS/searchAllActiveGrants.do and select “COMPETITIVE GRANT OPPORTUNITY … Continue reading

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Register for one of MDE’s ESSA meetings; give input on state plan via online survey

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is hitting the road this month for a series of meetings to share the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan draft with stakeholders. Meetings are scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for … Continue reading

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MDE provides update on state’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan

Source: Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) In June, Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius held a meeting to update stakeholders on the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. During the meeting, MDE shared a document outlining current decisions for the … Continue reading

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MDE to present draft of ESSA plan at committee meeting

The Minnesota Department of Education is scheduled to present an early draft of the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan Wednesday during a joint hearing of the House and Senate education policy committees. See http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/docs/3310aedb-555c-48ea-bc0f-269f555630ad.pdf to view a copy … Continue reading

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Apply by August 18 for “Grow Your Own” teacher program grant

Recruiting and hiring qualified teachers is one of the most important tasks facing school districts. As the teacher candidate pool in shortage areas continues to shrink, the Minnesota Legislature passed a grant program for school districts to be proactive and … Continue reading

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School district general education revenue, building bond agricultural credit data available via MDE

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has produced two important documents for school districts this month. See http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/Spreadsheets/SchoolDistrictRuns-2018-2019.xlsx for a listing of general education revenue projections for each school district for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. Also, visit www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/Spreadsheets/SchoolBuildingBondAgCredit-2017.xlsx for school … Continue reading

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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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