High School Students, Apply Now for the U.S. Senate Youth Program
The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students. Two student leaders from each state spend a week in Washington, D.C., experiencing their national government in action, and receive a $10,000 scholarship. Applications must be postmarked by Oct. 11.
Visit the new Testing 123 site!
We are excited about our new Testing 1-2-3 webpage! This site was designed to help educators use assessment data to assess, analyze, and take action in the classroom to create more equitable learning opportunities for all students.
MDE at the Minnesota State Fair
We'll be at the Great Minnesota Get-Together Aug. 22 to Sept. 2. Stop by and see us and register your student for a chance to win a backpack full of back-to-school supplies! We're located in the Education Building at Wright Avenue and Cosgrove Street.
Governor Walz signs $20 billion education budget
Preschoolers at Bruce Vento Elementary School in St. Paul witnessed Governor Tim Walz signing the $20 billion education budget on May 30, 2019. Read the Pioneer Press article to learn how the budget will help schools and students.