Education

BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   Heading into the 2014-15 school year, Osseo Area Schools is preparing for its district-wide grade configuration change to a middle school model that will take affect next year. The biggest physical change will come with adding more space to the district’s three high schools, Maple Grove, Osseo and [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment results show that math and reading proficiency among Osseo Area Schools students, overall, are trending near the state average. “Student proficiency in math, reading and science is holding steady overall,” according to a district statement. “Among nine categories with at least 100 students, the [...]

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August is a busy time of year for teachers as they prepare for the coming school year. Osseo School District’s Fair Oaks Elementary preschool teacher Etta Rassier thought she was attending the typical back-to-school staff meeting on Tuesday morning; what she wasn’t prepared for was the surprise of being named national Teacher of the Year [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   After hearing nearly an hour of testimony, primarily in response to recommendations from District 11’s anti-bullying and anti-harassment task force, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board Aug. 25 shuffled those recommendations to an internal leadership team for review. The task force, comprised of 29 members – students, Anoka-Hennepin staff and community [...]

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The Rockford School Board met to discuss a proposal introduced by the activities department regarding the possibility of joining the Wright County Conference and to review an update of the bonding projects. WRIGHT COUNTY CONFERENCE The Rockford School Board has expressed interest in joining the Wright County athletic conference. The Wright County Conference is broken [...]

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St. Michael-Albertville seniors outperformed the Minnesota and nationwide class of 2014 on the ACT. STMA seniors posted an average score of 24.1 compared to the Minnesota average of 22.9 and nationwide average of 21. The Class of 2014 not only exceeded the Minnesota average but STMA seniors outperformed state seniors by the largest margin since [...]

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