The first day of kindergarten and the first day back-to-school at the start of a new school year is exciting, but can create challenges as well. Happily, there is a wealth of information and resources available to parents. The Minnesota Department of Education created this page to help you find a variety of helpful information all in one place.
Read the Back-to-School Tip Sheets for ideas and access the Related Links for more in-depth information about a range of topics, from academic standards to testing. We've also included quick links to valuable off-site resources.