Education

Fun ways to help ease kids back into the classroom
Education

Fun ways to help ease kids back into the classroom

(StatePoint) After a summer of fun, getting back into the swing of the classroom can be difficult for students of all ages and family backgrounds. But parents can help, say experts. “It’s easy for parents to feel like there isn’t enough time to add more activities to an already packed schedule. But, there are many…

BBB offers Student of Integrity scholarships
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BBB offers Student of Integrity scholarships

Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota is offering Student of Integrity scholarships for Minnesota and North Dakota high school students entering their senior year. This year, $13,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded. These scholarships – which are presented jointly with BBB Torch Awards for Ethics honoring upstanding businesses – recognize and…

U.S. Department of Education releases guidance to schools on ensuring equity and providing behavioral supports to students with disabilities
Education

U.S. Department of Education releases guidance to schools on ensuring equity and providing behavioral supports to students with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) issued guidance in the form of a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) that emphasizes the requirement that schools provide positive behavioral supports to students with disabilities who need them. It also clarifies that the repeated use of disciplinary actions may suggest that children…

Dr. Timothy Gadson oversees Robbinsdale curriculum
Education

Dr. Timothy Gadson oversees Robbinsdale curriculum

New school leaders and administrators are coming to the Robbinsdale Area Schools. Dr. Timothy Gadson has been offered and accepted the position of executive director of curriculum for the district. He currently serves as an associate superintendent with Atlanta Public Schools. Cheri Kulland has accepted the position of principal at Plymouth Middle School. Kulland is…

Plan supports confidence, learning and GPA increase
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Plan supports confidence, learning and GPA increase

Commentary By James J. Hankins – Teachers introduce students to some important points in a story during class time. Self- study/homework allows the student to learn the rest of the story. Parents are you proud of the progress your children made during the 2015-2016 school year? If yes, congratulations. If no, please have them spend…

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