Comment on Draft K-12 Academic Standards in English Language Arts
MDE is holding Town Hall Meetings for public comment on the Draft #1 of the Minnesota's K-12 Academic Standards in English Language Arts (ELA). Find town hall dates, times and locations. If you can’t attend a town hall, submit feedback through the MDE website.
Minnesota Students Outperform Nation on ACT
Minnesota students again posted the highest average score on the ACT college entrance exam, among the 17 states where 90 percent or more of students took the exam, earning an average composite score of 21.4. Read news release. View ACT results for Minnesota districts and schools in our Data Center.
2019 Student Survey Results Released
Every three years, Minnesota’s fifth-, eighth-, ninth- and 11th-grade students complete this voluntary survey. They answer questions on school climate, bullying, emotional health, connections with school and family, and more. Read the student survey news release.
Toolkit to Combat E-Cigarettes and Vaping
In response to new data released on student vaping, the Minnesota Department of Health released resources for schools and parents to combat e-cigarettes and vaping.