Tag Archives: Minnesota Department of Education

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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Commissioner Ricker to visit Forest Lake High School to tour CTE programs and discuss education budget

Source: Minnesota Department of Education On Monday, April 22, Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker will visit Forest Lake High School to tour their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and host a roundtable discussion with school district leaders, teachers, students, … 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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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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