SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Ellison Agrees to Help School Districts Afford Milk for Students

Ellison said the agreement with Dairy Farmers of America will make it easier for those districts to buy milk.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says his office has reached an agreement to help more than 40 school districts afford to buy milk for students through 2030. Ellison said Tuesday the agreement with Kansas-based Dairy Farmers of America will make it easier for those districts to buy school milk at affordable prices for the next decade. Last year,…

Education Minnesota President Critical of School Levies and Referendums

Residents in the Moorhead school district will vote on a $110 million bond.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Moorhead is one of about 100 school districts across the state that will be asking voters November 5th to approve operating levies or bonding requests. Education Minnesota President Denise Specht says the tradition of local levies or referendums shifting the burden of paying for public education to state taxpayers is wrong. She calls it a “wealth gap.” She…

New Information Added to North Dakota Education Dashboard

Statewide data as well as individual school district and school building performances are available.

BISMARCK, N.D.–State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler says a new year’s worth of school information has been added to the state’s “education dashboard” website. North Dakotans can use the dashboard to look up information about school districts and individual schools. State assessment and A-C-T test results are available. The site also has information about school enrollment, demographics and graduation rates. The education…

Governor Dayton Proposes More Funding for State’s Schools

It's part of the governor's Opportunity Agenda for a Better Minnesota plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Dayton is proposing that the state spend $175 million across 260 school districts in Minnesota. The money would go to offer pre-K opportunities to over 17,000 of the state’s four-year-olds and their families. It’s part of the governor’s Opportunity Agenda for a Better Minnesota plan. The funding would go to every district that has applied…