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.

Student from Rochester Chosen as Rhodes Scholar for 2017

Banfield Elementary Teacher Wins Austin Teacher of the Year Award

WSU-Rochester Expansion Nearing Completion

Summit Meeting Points to Common Ground

RPS School Board Votes Down 45/15 Calendar Expansion

Rochester Students Learn Life Lessons from Kids Build Workshop
STEAM Summit Draws Thousands of Students
School Referendums Results in Southeast MN
Rochester Community Schools Beneficial, Educators Say
Students Prepare for Science Fair with "Hands On" Science

Austin Kindergartners Learn Lesson in Character

Grant Gives Boost to Grand Meadow Band Program


Pay it Forward: Steve Kime

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

Pearl Harbor Attack Prompted Austin Man to Enlist

Reflecting on the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later
Navy Christens Submarine USS Colorado