Education

School Board recommends some changes Compelling first-hand accounts of situations Lakeville North and South High School principals encountered after student deaths changed School Board plans regarding the district’s new memorial policy. Lakeville Area School Board members were considering removing the policy approved in April after hearing from parents and others upset about its various restrictions. [...]

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Schools within the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District continue to make improvements on Minnesota’s accountability standards. More than half (18 of 31) schools in the district improved their overall scores over the past three years on the Multiple Measurement Rating assessment, according to data released by the Minnesota Department of Education. “The district has become renown [...]

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Enrollment in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District increased slightly this year when compared to 2013. According to the district’s official October enrollment report, which was presented at the Oct. 13 School Board meeting, enrollment increased by 0.77 percent (210 students) to 27,412 students. The district’s total enrollment is 380 students higher than projected two years [...]

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Outdoor Club at FHS inspiring students to explore With an immense amount of entertainment options at students’ fingertips, they rarely need to leave the house. That’s especially true now that all Farmington students have iPads. But something instinctual is calling them back outside. About 125 students at Farmington High School participate the school’s Outdoor Club, [...]

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Physical education instructor selected for state honor In a time when children are often pressured to “do anything to win,” one local physical education teacher stands by the old adage: It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game. It’s this commitment to teaching sportsmanship, integrity and inclusiveness that led Brian [...]

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