Students plan walkout, districts are in support
A group of high school students called Minnesota Teen Activists has organized a state-wide school walkout today “to take a stand against racial injustice,” reports the Pioneer Press. The timing…
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to force widespread school closures across the country, use the interactive map below created by Education Week to see the status of individual states.
In Minnesota, Governor Walz has ordered all public schools (charters included) to close as of today, March 18 through Friday, March 27. This affects over 875,000 public school students. Tribal and private schools have been encouraged to follow suit.
Sources: Local news reporting; National Center for Education Statistics; school/district websites | Click here to view enlarged map.