Paraprofessional Recognition Week is January 27-31
Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed January 27-31 Paraprofessional Recognition Week. There are over 20,000 paraprofessionals in Minnesota working hard every day to make sure every child has the education they need to succeed in school and life. Read the Governor’s proclamation. Join us in thanking paraprofessionals for their hard work.
Flu Season Resources for Schools and Families
Influenza (flu) season is in full swing in Minnesota. We are sharing resources from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to help schools and families make it through flu season. Find information about the flu and how to prevent it on the MDH website.
Governor Walz Announces $26 Million Federal Grant to Improve Services to Families with Young Children
Minnesota has received a $26.7 million federal grant to support critical early childhood services. The funding will be used to improve how state systems serve families with young children. It will invest in a whole-family approach to how the state delivers services, connecting families to local resources in education, health, human services, housing, and transportation. Read the grant press 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.