Prioritizing In-Person Learning for All Students
The Safe Learning Plan has been updated. Starting on February 22, 2021, middle and high schools across the state may choose to operate an in-person learning model, as long as they are able to implement all updated health and safety measures. Learn more on the COVID-19 Updates web page.
Due North Education Plan
Developed from a robust engagement effort with educators, school leaders, students, and families across the state, the Due North Education Plan is centered on ensuring every child in Minnesota receives a high-quality education, no matter their race or zip code. To learn more, visit the Due North Education plan page.
P-EBT Benefits for the 2020-21 School Year
Hundreds of thousands of Minnesota children may be eligible for additional food benefits through P-EBT, short for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer. To receive benefits as soon as possible, submit an Application for Educational Benefits to your school by February 28. Families receiving SNAP, MFIP, or Tribal TANF do not need to take action. More information on P-EBT is available on the DHS website.
COVID-19 Updates Page Keeps You Informed
Get answers to your questions by visiting our Minnesota Department of Education’s COVID-19 Updates Page. Check the page often to track school-related updates on the COVID-19 response. You can also sign up to receive email notifications when the page is updated.