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Instructions coming soon for school safety grant opportunity

The instructions for the school safety grant opportunity will be available on Monday, July 16, on the Minnesota Department of Education’s (MDE) Grants Page. Grants may be used to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip school facilities for improvements related … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education hosting ESSA update on July 11

Join the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) for an Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Update from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. Work is underway in preparation for ESSA implementation in the 2018-19 school year. MDE has … Continue reading

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School safety grant applications available in mid-July

Source: Minnesota Department of Education Gov. Mark Dayton signed school safety grants into law at the end of the 2018 legislative session. Applications for these grants will be available in mid-July, with applications accepted at the end of August. More … Continue reading

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Deadline is February 28 for reporting E-rate data

Source: Minnesota Department of Education The annual reporting of E-Rate cost data for the purpose of calculating the fiscal year 2018 Minnesota Telecom Access Equity Aid began February 1, 2018, and continues until February 28. Details on data submission and … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education holding Data Dashboard focus groups this week

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) releases public report cards on an annual basis that describe the overall performance and context of Minnesota schools and districts. MDE has scheduled a series of Data Dashboard focus group meetings this week. This … Continue reading

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ESSA Update: Minnesota submits revised state plan to U.S. Department of Education

Source: Minnesota Department of Education After receiving feedback from the U.S. Department of Education in December, the Minnesota Department of Education submitted an updated version of the Minnesota Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan today. The feedback letter from … Continue reading

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Minnesota receives positive feedback from the U.S. Department of Education on ESSA plan

Source: Minnesota Department of Education This week, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) received initial feedback from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) regarding Minnesota’s plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The feedback was overall very positive. … Continue reading

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