Farm to Summer Week
This important program is a win-win-win for our local farmers, local economies, and our students. Farm to Summer helps ensure that students receive nutritious meals during the summer months by partnering local farmers with Summer Food Programs. Learn more about our program!
Summer Food Programs
The Summer Food Service Program helps our families by providing free meals and snacks to Minnesota students from June to August. Check out how you can find free meals for you students during the summer months!
Summer learning activities keep kids learning!
On average, students can lose two months of reading and 2.6 months of math skills each summer. The Minnesota Department of Education is committed to supporting and encouraging schools, libraries and other community organizations to provide children and families more high-quality summer opportunities. Find resources on the Summer Learning webpage.
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.