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ROSEVILLE – On Monday, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will stand with educators and education advocates to discuss how strategic investments in Governor Dayton’s budget will advance current efforts to close Minnesota's achievement gaps.
Despite strong test scores, Minnesota is widely recognized as having one of the largest achievement gaps in the nation. In crafting his recommendations, Governor Dayton took a comprehensive look at education from early childhood through postsecondary and proposed $640 million in new investments in K-12 and Higher Education.
Putting the Innovation in STEM
How do we promote creativity within STEM programs for highly able learners? Join us Tuesday, Oct. 13, for this unique workshop. Participants will work with three experts in innovation through creativity. Discover strategies that encourage youth to be makers and to see the world as something they are actively helping to create. Learn how to incorporate creativity and assessment into daily classroom practices.