Charge: The education commissioner shall review Minnesota Rules, parts 3535.0100 to 3535.0180, for consistency with Minnesota Statutes, sections 124D.861 and 124D.862, and make recommendations to the education committees of the legislature by February 15, 2014, for revising the rules or amending applicable statutes.
Statute NCLB Subgroups vs. Rule “Protected Class Students”
Excluded in statute are gender, ELL and Special Education subgroups. Technically there is also a “White, not of Hispanic origin” subgroup and each subgroup is further reported by gender but there is no gender subgroup
Do we wish to change the term “protected students”?
Summer STEM Activities
School may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean learning has to! In fact, it is vital that it doesn’t. Over the summer, students can lose the equivalent of two months of their grade-level math and reading skills. To combat summer learning loss and keep those STEM skills fresh over the summer, Project Lead The Way (PLTW) put together a list of 20 Super Cool, simple (and FUN!) STEM activities you can do with your children over summer break.