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Tell Congress to "Fund K-12 Now"

Since 2010, Congress has cut K-12 education funding by $3.7 billion. These cuts are having a dramatic impact on closing the gap on national student achievement, high school graduation and college access and completion rates.    48 more words


Incidental Comics

I bow down to people who can illustrate their thoughts in creative ways – such as Gavin Than of Zen Pencils and Grant Snider of… 146 more words


Back to School...With Much to Learn

Even if the first day of autumn is still several weeks away, the passing of Labor Day always seems to signify that summer has come to a close. 1,297 more words


All-day kindergarten kicks off for all Minnesota students

When the school bell rings on Tuesday morning, it will call nearly 60,000 kindergarten students who will start free all-day kindergarten.

KARE reports that it’s the first year that every district in the state will offer the all-day option. 217 more words


It's back-to-school time; 7 new things this year

<;p>Got my first day of school outfit picked out, lunch packed, and bag packed #backtoschool #letsdothis #socialstudiesisthebomb

— Sam Schmitz (@SamSchmitz44) September 1, 2014

Tuesday is the first day of school for the majority of students in Minnesota.

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First day of school outfits: Sweaters or T-shirts?

Have your kids picked out their first-day-of-school outfits yet? It can be a little tricky figuring out what to wear on a late summer/early fall day. 105 more words


Growth Mindset and Why it Matters

I came across this Slide Rocket presentation on WhatKidsCanDo.org. If you are teaching older students or doing a professional development about mindset, this would be a great resource.   38 more words