Minnesota Students Continue to Outperform the Nation on ACT
Minnesota students again topped the nation on the ACT college entrance exam, among the 19 states where 90 percent or more students took the college entrance exam, earning a composite score of 21.3. Get more information in our press release.
$25 Million in Safety Grants Awarded to Minnesota Schools
The Minnesota Department of Education announced that 90 Minnesota public school districts or charter schools were awarded school safety grants to be used for security and violence prevention improvements at 123 building sites across the state. Read the full press release for more information.
Minnesota Recognizes 526 Schools for Excellence, Prioritizes Schools for Support to Improve Students’ Educational Experiences
The Minnesota Department of Education recognized 526 public schools across the state as top performers in multiple areas of progress in school performance. The recognition is a key part of the state’s new North Star accountability system that aims to create more equitable and well-rounded learning opportunities for all students across the state. Read the full press release for more information on Minnesota's North Star accountability system.
College and Career Readiness Resource Guide Now Available
A new collection of resources provide a comprehensive set of guidance, strategies, and tools for engaging districts and schools in equity-oriented college and career readiness program planning and a continuous improvement process. Learn more and find the resources on our career and college success webpage.