Dayton torpedoes tax and budget bills, says he won’t call for special session MINNPOST Higher education: Enrollment in Minnesota’s higher education institutions is down — and it may be for a while SESSION DAILY Politics: Gov.
Dayton vetoes supplemental budget and tax bills, says no special session SUBURBAN WEEKLIES Facilities: Two North St.
PAUL PIONEER PRESS Board: Stillwater Area School Board chair resigning after being appointed a district court judge Politics: With a week to go at the Legislature, what issues are alive, on life support and not dead yet?
MPR Politics: With a week left, lots to do at Capitol Program: New program is bringing the library to a St.
PAUL PIONEER PRESS Awards: Nova Classical Academy named best high school in state MINNPOST Funding: A look at last-ditch solutions schools are relying on for chronic budget shortfalls SESSION DAILY Politics: Policy provision differences highlight Day 2 of supplemental budget conference committee SUBURBAN WEEKLIES Administration: Minnetonka High School names new assistant principal Community: White Bear Lake Area High School students make prom march through senior care center Curriculum: Centennial School District elementary school students take learning outside Facilities: Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board approves elementary school renovation bids Health: Student mental health — rewriting the brain with positive thoughts Honors: Jordan Elementary School named School of Excellence Honors: Eden Prairie High School students honored for overcoming adversity Honors: Minnesota Senate resolution honors academic AVID achievement at South Washington County School District high school Politics: Sen.
Dan Hall’s “In God We Trust” amendment sparks church and state debate Program: Eden Prairie student participates in Minnesota House High School Page Program Program: Prior Lake-Savage Area School District commits to Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies Project: Mural brings Mahtomedi middle school students together, promotes mental health GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Aitkin: DNR urges students to get outside this summer Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton: School board talks possible causes of low activities participation Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton: Personalized block schedule could be another step toward personalized learning Le Sueur-Henderson: School district to rework special education arrangements Milaca: Voters opposed bond referendum Minnewaska Area: Students volunteer for Day of Caring Thief River Falls: Board OKs expansion of preschool program, elimination of current Latch Key program deposit process Windom Area: Voters approve school referendum CROOKSTON TIMES Funding: Crookston superintendent says additional state funding would be nice, but if it’s not recurring, it doesn’t address the problem MARSHALL INDEPENDENT Funding: Gov.
SUBURBAN WEEKLIES Administration: Osseo Area School Board approves contracts with two interim superintendents Administration: Minnetonka High School names assistant principal Administration: Rosemount High School principal to retire Administration: Rush City School District hits snag with superintendent job offer Community: Fridley School District honors volunteers at appreciation breakfast Enrollment: Osseo Area enrollment and capacity committee delivers report to school board Event: Edina elementary school student finishes second at national chess tournament Facilities: Forest Lake Area School Board votes to close elementary school Facilities: Hopkins elementary school will expand Facilities: North Branch Area breaks ground on major projects Funding: St.
PAUL PIONEER PRESS Awards: Madsen to be inducted into Forest Lake Hall of Fame SESSION DAILY Politics: Supplemental budget conference committee continues to find common ground Politics: Tax conformity report passes House despite Gov.
Dayton’s warning SUBURBAN WEEKLIES Board: Transitions discussed at Forest Lake Area School Board meeting Column: A great week for North Branch Area High School Diversity: Minnetonka middle school student association combats cultural differences through basketball and open discussion Facilities: Fridley School District to enter third phase of construction Personnel: Columbia Heights School District names director of special education GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES Belle Plaine: School leaders hope lessons from speaker, mock crash stick BRAINERD DISPATCH Curriculum: District causes a stir with plan to cut Accelerated Reader program FAIRMONT SENTINEL Curriculum: STEAM concept takes off at Blue Earth Area ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN Buildings: Board hires consultant to study facility needs Buildings: St. CLOUD TIMES Choice: More protests erupt at Math and Science Academy Charter School WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST Choice: Superintendent skeptical of charter in Rollingstone WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE Buildings: Worthington breaks ground on new ALC-gymnastics facility TUESDAY, MAY 15 THE MSBA ADVOCATE Proclamation: Gov.
Paul School Board tackles budget gap Transportation: Blaine school bus driver accused of texting while driving ST. Paul School District details budget cuts, with November referendum on the horizon Policy: St.
Paul School Board moves to drop no-holiday party policy in a nod to diversity and different cultures Politics: Gov.
PAUL PIONEER PRESS Budget: Forest Lake closing Montessori school to trim budget Politics: Fate of lawmakers’ work now in Dayton’s hands MPR Shooting: Parkland students angry after Texas shooting AUSTIN DAILY HERALD Health: Summer food program will be offered DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE Honors: Duluth Edison founders lauded for work to bring charter school to town FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS Safety: Program promotes safe driving GRAND FORKS HERALD Enrollment: North Dakota school won’t allow more students from Norman County West or Climax-Shelly MANKATO FREE PRESS Enrollment: Open enrollment’s greatest impact is in small school districts WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE Curriculum: ACGC students learn about character development WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST Buildings: Facilities Task Force to host listening session FRIDAY, MAY 18 MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Buildings: Vote to rename Patrick Henry High School pushed back Politics: Dayton vetoes tax bill for not containing emergency school funding ST. Dayton rejects GOP-backed tax bill as session wanes ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE Funding: Special education costs on the rise Honors: Albert Lea Area middle school receives award BRAINERD DISPATCH Honors: National Joint Powers Alliance honors local educators FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS Safety: Program promotes safe driving OWATONNA PEOPLE' S PRESS Project: Owatonna High School class builds structures for city’s dog park ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN Teaching: End of school year sees longtime teachers closing the books ST.