Learning Matters, Issue 2, Volume 9 – 3-12-13 Commissioner Cassellius Visits Minnesota Schools to Talk About Governor’s Budget and its Impact; Commissioner’s Statement on Legislative Auditor’s Special Education Report; Commissioner’s Statement on AP Results for Minnesota’s Class of 2012; Commissioner’s Statement on Introduction of Governor Dayton’s Education Budget; 2013 Public School Free/Reduced-Price Eligibility List; Participants Needed for Standard Setting /Alignment Study; English Learner, Bilingual or Migrant Education Advocate Award Nominations; Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 10-13; CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant
Learning Matters, Issue 1, Volume 9 – 2-11-13 We Day Kick-Off at Patrick Henry High School; Congratulations to Minnesota’s Celebration Schools!; Governor Releases Budget; Commissioner Cassellius Kicks-Off Your Choice, Your Future Series; Minnesota Department of Education Issues Guidance for Early Learning Programs in Charter Schools; Application Available for 2013 Summer Food Service Program; Minnesota to China Teacher Exchange Program 2013-14; Minnesota eLearning Summit; Ed Review
Learning Matters, Issue 25, Volume 8 – 10-26-12 Minnesota Department of Education Accepting Applications for National Green Ribbon Schools Recognition; Minnesota Department of Education Slashes Special Education Paperwork; MDE Celebration School Award; Federal Grant Opportunity – Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, Strengthening Community Partnerships; Green Ribbon Schools and Green Schools Workshops
Learning Matters, Issue 24, Volume 8 – 10-5-12 New College Preparation Website “Ready, Set, Go” Launches; New Director of American Indian Education Appointed; Education Finance Working Group Statewide Listening Sessions; MDE-ORG Now Available; Reading Rocktober; 2013 U.S. Senate Youth Program; Minnesota Educational Media Organization Fall Conference; Presidential Libraries Video Conferencing Project
Learning Matters, Issue 23, Volume 8 – 7-13-12 Minnesota Receives $5.9 Million for School Improvement Grant Program; Learning NEVER Stops!; Grant Opportunity: State Early Childhood Education Scholarships; Grant Opportunity: Telecommunications Projects for K-12 Education in Minnesota Department of Education
Learning Matters, Issue 22, Volume 8 – 6-1-12 Bullying Prevention Task Force Listening Session for Students in Metro; Minnesota Department of Education Releases New Multiple Measurement Ratings; A New Era of Accountability for Minnesota’s Schools; Minnesota’s Distinguished High School Students Honored; Legislative Summaries Available; Basic Skills Exam Legislation for Minnesota Teacher Licensure
Learn more about how your child can take college level courses while still in high school, save money on tuition -- and be better prepared for some form of higher education. The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Center for School Change (CSC) are offering FREE, 30-minute webinars on June 6 and June 19, that will explain how. Some of the information (via you-tube videos) is available in Arabic, Hmong, Karen, Somali and Spanish, as well as English. Find more information on the MDE website.