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Minnesota Department of Education updates Summer Programming Guidance

The Minnesota Department of Education updated its Minnesota Summer Programming Guidance for Schools. Here’s what’s new in the May 26 version: Under Summer Learning Overview (Page 5): The purpose of this guidance is to ensure equitable programming for all students. … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Health updates social distancing guidance for K-12 schools, student programs

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently updated its Guidance for Social Distancing in Youth and Student Programs document. According to MDH: This guidance document outlines the practical application of prevention strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in youth … Continue reading

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CDC, MDH provide health guidance for school-age child care programs

When care is provided to children of critical workers it is important to ensure that all Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines are followed. The CDC has developed helpful guidance for child … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Health offers masking recommendations for schools

Have questions about masks? The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has answers on its Masking Recommendations for Child Care and Schools webpage. See MDH’s The Difference Between Alternative Masks and Surgical Masks for COVID-19 graphic for more information.

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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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