New year, new legal protections for trans students in Minnesota schools

As students return to school from distance and remote learning, some students will be returning to school for the first time since socially transitioning...

American Rescue Plan funding for school districts – now is the...

On March 11, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP). The plan eclipses previous COVID-19 relief packages in...

The MASA Foundation: Your Donations at Work For You

As school leaders, past and present, many of us are active in supporting civic groups and foundations in the communities in which we serve...

Cash flow borrowing options for Minnesota school districts

As the Minnesota legislature settles into the 2021 session in Saint Paul, a major priority will be approving the next biennium budget for local...

Path out of the pandemic: The right way to help students...

Across Minnesota today, students are returning to school after months of distance learning. As they do, a growing number of educational leaders and commentators...