School Start Time Roadmap

Many schools in Minnesota have moved from whether a later high school start time is indicated to how this can be implemented. The empirical...

The Superintendent’s Weather Web Page

Those who have lived and worked in Minnesota understand the adage that, “if you don’t like the weather, be patient, it will change!” Our...

Creating a Culture for Rigorous Learning: The Key to Successful...

Rigorous learning is the bridge from our classrooms to our students’ future, long-term success. Rigorous learning is developing in students the skills, knowledge, attitudes...

Improving School Climate is a Key Factor in Bullying Prevention

D eveloping a positive school climate and improving school discipline policies and practices are becoming widely recognized as a critical strategy for bullying prevention. There...

Bits ’n Pieces Fall 2015

Did you know? Let’s Get Engaged (Search Institute, Citizenship Project, www.civicroots.org) Civic engagement is linked to important youth outcomes, such as: Healthier individuals, including increases in...