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Follow-up from "Minnesota schools: from nation-leading to world-competing" presented at the September MERC meeting.
Our panel from the Minnesota Department of Education presented the latest updates on initiatives to help our state lead the nation in public education. Here are several resources to provide you and your clients with more information about public schools:
Minnesota Department of Education home page: http://education.state.mn.us/
Minnesota Department of Education individual school report cards (enables you to search for enrollment, demographic, and testing/achievement data on all individual public and charter schools; also available from the home page under the “Academic Excellence” link): http://education.state.mn.us/ReportCard2005/index.do
Minnesota Department of Education – School Choice division (links to information on charter schools, open enrollment, PSEO, and other education options)
Minnesota Parents Know (resources on parenting and education): http://www.mnparentsknow.org/
For any further questions you have for resources on Minnesota schools, contact: Claire Noble, Director of Government Relations at the Minnesota Department of Education, at (651) 582-8292 (office) or by e-mail at Claire.Noble@state.mn.us.