Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff to honor John Glenn

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton In honor and remembrance of John Glenn, and in accordance with the proclamation issued this afternoon by President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Shimon Peres

In accordance with the proclamation issued by President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota. As directed by President Obama, … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff for anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith In observance of the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all … Continue reading

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MDE releases “Transition to ESSA” document

Source: Minnesota Department of Education On December 10, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaced No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and changed many portions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The U.S. … Continue reading

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U.S. Education Department announces next step in president’s Testing Action Plan

Source: U.S. Department of Education The U.S. Department of Education today announced the next step in President Obama’s Testing Action Plan — a grant competition to help states get the resources they need to innovate and improve the quality of assessments, … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Baton Rouge victims

Source: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton In accordance with the proclamation issued July 18 by President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of victims of attack in France

In accordance with the proclamation issued today by President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota. As directed by the … Continue reading

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