Association of Metropolitan School Districts

Association of Metropolitan School Districts

It’s Time to Deliver For Our Public Schools

  The following guest post was written by John Vento, school board member from Robbinsdale Area Schools and chair of AMSD.   When the 2017 legislative session convened last January, there were high hopes that state policymakers would build on the investments and funding reforms that were adopted in theRead more…

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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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