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Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race...

WASHINGTON — Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide over how schools teach...

Your questions about Minnesota’s $525 million education funding boost, answered

The $525 million increase in education spending that Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders agreed to Monday is a far cry from lawmakers' initial...

Senate GOP, school choice advocates push new voucher-style program in Minnesota

Republicans want to put Minnesota on the front lines of school choice innovation again with a new program that would give families state money...

What is — and isn’t — in the House and Senate’s $21 billion...

The Minnesota House and Senate both passed education budget bills last week after hours of heated debate over funding and policy priorities. The schools budget...

Minnesota House passes sweeping education budget proposal

The DFL-majority Minnesota House passed its education budget bill Monday 73-60, following hours of contentious debate over the 260-page measure.  The GOP-controlled Senate is expected...

‘I just want to exist’: Bill seeks to block trans athlete...

Grace Walker is leaving high school this spring with plenty of memories from four years of tennis and cheerleading: car wash fundraisers, sleepovers, sneaking...

Decline in number of homeless students has schools asking, ‘Where are...

Katie Danielson was thrilled to get a text message from a recent high school graduate on a Saturday night. Could she give Danielson's number...

The controversy over Minnesota’s social studies standards, explained

A debate over Minnesota's social studies standards is burning up editorial pages and grabbed the attention of legislators this week. The Minnesota Department of Education...

Pandemic learning loss shows need for school choice | Opinion

The COVID pandemic has made the need for school choice more evident than ever. For tens of thousands of Minnesota public school children —...

Walz introduces schools plan; GOP critics say it’s more of the...

Gov. Tim Walz on Monday unveiled a schools plan that focuses on improving educational equity for students of color, the recruiting and retaining Indigenous...

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