PAUL PIONEER PRESS Fundraising: With a 0 equipment budget, this St.Paul gym teacher raised more than ,000 online MPR Data: Census shows Minnesota increasingly multilingual MINNPOST Politics: Minnesota's projected budget deficit is already souring expectations for the 2018 legislative session THE ATLANTIC Report: Schools failing to address widespread and harmful teen dating violence THE JOURNAL Research: Early test scores don’t predict future academic growth GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Cloquet: School district finances better than predicted Esko: Teacher named “Health Teacher of the Year” Jackson County Central: School board accepts nearly ,000 in donations Jackson County Central: Declining per-pupil payments may force spending cuts Jackson County Central: Virtual school days a reality at district Le Sueur-Henderson: School board approves tax levy Le Sueur-Henderson: Superintendent to leave district, board starts search for replacement Litchfield: School board considers investing in student IDs Moose Lake: School receives “Seizure Smart” designation Pipestone Area: School board approves new teacher contract Pipestone Area: Real-world student program shaping up Sibley East: Arlington school site is two months behind schedule St. students lose ground on international literacy assessment Testing: U. students comprehend information better online than on paper ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE Negotiations: Albert Lea Area School Board approves salary increase for unions DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE Health: Student-athletes need better education on energy drinks FAIRMONT SENTINEL Safety: Parents seek change at Blue Earth Area MANKATO FREE PRESS Budget: No protests of school property tax hike MARSHALL INDEPENDENT Enrollment: Number of students rising at Marshall School District OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS Finances: Medford School Board discusses audit, financials, proposed levy WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE Group: Worthington teens take proactive approach to decision making through SADD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Discipline: Blue Earth Area football banquet canceled following charges that four players beat teammate Extracurricular: National Spelling Bee to expand Politics: Minnesota facing 8 million deficit ST.TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19 THE MSBA ADVOCATE Politics: U. House expected to vote on tax reform bill today MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Accident: Iron Range high school student dies in snowmobile crash Administration: Hiawatha Academies executive director to step down in June MINNPOST Court: Why the conservative students suing Edina High School may have a decent shot of winning their case U. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE Politics: U. Education Secretary Betsy De Vos to testify at hearing on Department of Education SUBURBAN WEEKLIES Referendum: West St.Paul-Mendota-Heights-Eagan Area School Board approves bond referendum for May GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Alexandria: Rep.Expo WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Crime: Four Blue Earth teens charged with felonies for beating football teammate unconscious Politics: Legislator says lunch shaming has to stop ST.PAUL PIONEER PRESS Curriculum: Zombie apocalypse writing assignment leads to controversy at Parkers Prairie SUBURBAN WEEKLIES Facilities: St.PAUL PIONEER PRESS Curriculum: Kindergarten is the new preschool Curriculum: Yoga? Students get their choice twice a week MPR Graduation: How far can grit get you? Senate to consider tax reform plan with K-12 ramifications THE JOURNAL Report: Motivation a major factor in U. student test performance REUTERS Report: Bullied teens twice as likely to bring weapons to school GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Big Lake: School board to bond for 2018 improvements Blue Earth Area: Board hears residents’ bullying concerns Blue Earth Area: Students facing felony charges in alleged assault Chatfield: District implements new programs Ely: Sixth-grader raising money to fight childhood cancer Goodhue: Three candidates elected to school board Houston: School board hears praise of new math intervention program Kenyon-Wanamingo: Voters approve both ballot questions Kingsland: School board fills vacancy Lanesboro: Planning committee presents report to school board Mabel-Canton: Superintendent lays groundwork for the future Park Rapids Area: School concession stands facing greater scrutiny Rushford-Peterson: Board approves e-learning guidelines with concerns Zumbrota-Mazeppa: Voters OK referendum questions AUSTIN DAILY HERALD Extracurricular: Austin robotics teams advance to state BRAINERD DISPATCH Referendum: Brainerd officials crunch data to select polling places Referendum: Board sets bond vote for April MANKATO FREE PRESS Crime: Former school cooks union treasurer convicted of theft ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN Discipline: Red Wing teacher put on leave pending investigation Policy: Stewartville overturns lunch policy MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Courts: Minnesota Supreme Court case should inspire another look at teacher tenure law Funding: Minnesota companies invest in high schools to boost vocational, engineering and other high-demand work Youth: Network of caring adults can be key to stopping youth homelessness ST.
CLOUD TIMES Group: Local advocates want to take Tobacco 21 fight to state WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE Curriculum: Worthington School District collaborating with college to offer “hybrid” introduction to education course MONDAY, DECEMBER 18 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Editorial: Metro school leaders craft a new plan to tackle learning disparities Extracurricular: Wayzata student becomes one of nation’s few chess grandmasters Safety: Benson High School evacuated after terroristic threats Safety: Schools looking at ways to address bullying THE 74 Technology: Net neutrality vote could hamper schools’ technology programs GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Alexandria: What’s the policy for overdue lunch accounts?Kenyon-Wanamingo: School district presents World’s Best Workforce plan Kingsland: New school board member eager to get to work Morris Area: Superintendent plans to retire at end of the school year ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE Safety: There’s been cyberbullying ever since social media started AUSTIN DAILY HERALD Buildings: Committee forming to conduct study of space at preschool, elementary schools DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE Buildings: Carlton School Board to vote on .5 million in projects Schedule: Duluth explores schedule options MANKATO FREE PRESS Column: Polling places not meant to manipulate results WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE Teaching: Cadets get a taste of future career in Willmar schools FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE Politics: Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill update MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Facilities: Minnehaha Academy staff looks at old digs before damaged buildings come down Politics: Sen.Marco Rubio’s defection threatens Republicans’ slim majority on tax bill ST.Paul schools see hope in restorative discipline Safety: How mass shootings are forcing schools to re-evaluate safety MINNPOST Elections: How a unique solidarity campaign got Hopkins a board that looks a lot more like the district it represents THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Safety: Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Ely: School district revamping website, adding online payment system Houston: School board approves athletic co-op agreement Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted: School board member questions teaching, time pressure Park Rapids Area: High school pilot program trains future first responders ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE Column: Collaborating for school AUSTIN DAILY HERALD Curriculum: A bit of math might help you stay above the line over holidays DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE Finances: Lots of talk, little movement at future of Carlton meeting WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE Buildings: Clarkfield City Council debates fate of closed school buildings WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE Extracurricular: Worthington High School marching band to perform at parade in Hollywood Program: Worthington after-school program introduces engineering concepts FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17 ST.PAUL PIONEER PRESS Court: Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Gov.