Association of Metropolitan School Districts

Association of Metropolitan School Districts

Innovation in Spring Lake Park Schools

Innovation in Spring Lake Park Schools is more than an idea.¬†For the past several years, district leaders, teachers and other staff have participated in ongoing professional learning on the topics of innovation, creativity and design thinking. The Systemic Innovation by Design project, outlined in the Spring Lake Park Schools DistrictRead more…

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E-STEM at Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools

Glendale Elementary School in the Prior Lake-Save Area Schools was named a 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School for their programs and activities associated with E-STEM. Teachers at Glendale are continuing to make learning interactive, both inside and outdoors, with a wide variety of tools and methods, includingRead more…

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Governor Dayton’s Supplemental Budget 2016

  Details about Governor Dayton’s Supplemental Budget 2016 and E-12 education proposals.     Governor Dayton released his supplemental budget recommendations last Tuesday, March 15. The budget release came on the heels of the February budget forecast which projected a $900 million surplus for the 2016-17 biennium. The projected surplusRead more…

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OLA Minnesota Teacher Licensure Report

2016 OLA Minnesota Teacher Licensure Report information on key findings and recommendations.     Every two years the Minnesota Department of Education reports to the Minnesota Legislature on the supply and demand of teachers. The report explores the trends in teacher staffing, regional shortage issues, barriers that exist for schoolRead more…

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