Governor Walz's Budget Priorities Include Education, Health Care and Community Prosperity
Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan announced their budget priorities, and education was at the top of the list. The Budget for One Minnesota includes a comprehensive proposal to address the many needs of our students.
Industrial Tech Students Help Build Minnesota's Snowplow Fleet
When the Minnesota Department of Transportation needed parts to build snowplows in fall 2018, one of the vendors the agency turned to was a group of high school industrial technology students. Read MnDOT press release. View story on Fox 9 News.
Seeking Sponsors for the 2019 Summer Food Service Program
Hunger is one of the most severe roadblocks to the learning process. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is designed to tackle the summer nutrition gap and make sure children can get the nutritious meals they need to achieve. We are currently seeking sponsors for the summer 2019 program. Visit the Summer Food Service Program web page for more information.
Embracing the Importance and Magic of Math
Commissioner Ricker visited Kenny Elementary in Minneapolis to co-teach a lesson in which students discovered pi. Students in classrooms throughout the state celebrated Math Week, as proclaimed by Governor Walz, which included Pi Day on March 14. Many teachers took the opportunity to remind students that math is truly all around us.