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Safe Schools Supplemental Aid payment going out to districts on October 30

All school districts and charter schools with adjusted average daily membership (ADM) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 will receive 2020 Safe Schools Supplemental Aid with their October 30, 2019, Integrated Department of Education Aids System (IDEAS) payment, equal to approximately … Continue reading

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Session Daily: MSBA advocates for additional school safety grant funding

By Rachel Kats, Session Daily In response to a wave of school shootings, the 2018 Legislature appropriated $25 million to fund a school safety grant program. The response from school districts was overwhelming, with application requests exceeding available funds by … Continue reading

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Gov. Walz calls for additional education funding in state budget proposal

Education spending was prioritized in Gov. Tim Walz’s Budget for One Minnesota unveiled today. In total, Gov. Walz’s state budget proposal represents an investment of $733 million in additional pre-K through grade 12 education funding over the next two years, and … Continue reading

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Prepare to apply for school safety grant on August 29

School safety grant instructions are available on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) website at https://education.mn.gov/MDE/DSE/MDE074493. MDE will accept applications starting on Wednesday, August 29, through Survey Gizmo. The Survey Gizmo link will be available on the MDE Grants Page, … Continue reading

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Applications for school safety grants open on August 29

This summer, $25 million in grants to improve school safety will be available for school districts and charter schools through the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). Gov. Mark Dayton and the 2018 Legislature passed school safety grants this spring, to … Continue reading

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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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School safety and equity Twitter chat set for Thursday, June 21

Join the National School Boards Association and the School Superintendents Association for a “School Safety and Equity” Twitter chat scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT on Thursday, June 21. To participate, come to NSBA’s Twitter page at https://twitter.com/NSBAComm Thursday, June 21, from 6 … Continue reading

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