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.

A "School Within a School"

ABC 6 Weather Lab Debuts at Albert Lea School

Kindergarten Kits Give Children, Parents a Head Start

Test Means to Screen Teachers Instead Weeded Out Minorities

3 Local Superintendents Earn National Certification
Superintendents Michael Muņoz, Tammy Berg-Beniak & Jeff Elstad

Changes Suggested For Standardized Testing Following Audit
Students Learn Leadership Skills During Recent Trip
Lawmakers Consider E-Learning Days; Some Parents Show Concern
No More Snow Days for Minnesota Schools?
Celebrating Rochester's Diverse Population

Students Compete with Rube Goldberg Machines

Local Students at Future City Competition in Washington, D.C.


Army Vet Awarded Bronze Star for Bravery in Vietnam Battle

New Initiative to Expand Veteran Mental Health Services
Mother of Fallen Officer Donates Protective K-9 Vests
Memorial Plaques Up Honoring Fallen Officers

Pay it Forward: Dick Denny

Pay it Forward: Ted Alberts
Pay it Forward: Mark Harig
Pay It Forward: Misty Chastain