Assignment: Education

Studies consistently show that successful schools lead to successful communities. That's why ABC 6 NEWS is committed to highlighting the challenges facing our local schools and the teachers and programs that are having a positive impact on student achievement.

Our ASSIGNMENT: EDUCATION reports will take an in-depth look at the many facets of education issues, innovations, and reforms that will better prepare students for careers of the future.

District: Sub Accused of Racist Comments Won't be Back

Students Learn Through Music, Collaboration at Honor Band, Choir, and Orchester

Another Champion for Grand Meadow

Grand Meadow ISD 495 Unveils New Building and More Learning Spaces for their Students

Iowa, Nebraska School Districts to Receive School Bus Funds

Staff Trains for U of Minnesota Mental Health Program
North Iowa Students Nominated for U.S. Service Academies
Byron Superintendent Selected to Lead Owatonna Schools
WSU Program Helps Underserved First-Year Students
Chinese Professors Visit Kingsland Public Schools

Student from Rochester Chosen as Rhodes Scholar for 2017

Banfield Elementary Teacher Wins Austin Teacher of the Year Award


Local Vets Raising Money to Support Others Suffering from PTSD

Minnesota Military Museum Collecting Veterans' Stories
'I Want His Name to be Remembered:' Mom of Marine Killed in Crash Starts Pet Fostering Program
Suits for Soldiers Aims to Help Soldiers Looking for Jobs

Pay it Forward: Steve Kime

Pay It Forward: Steve & Heidi Gage
Pay it Forward: Diane Harry
Pay it Forward: Bob and Madonna Rosel