Assignment Education

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.

Homeschooling doubled from pandemic's start to last fall


21st Oaks Scholarship event goes virtual

School transportation during a pandemic

Mower Co. CEO students to host drive-in movie event

Enrollment at US community colleges plummets amid pandemic

Mayo High School Stage Door program advances to state competition, making school history

CDC: Strong evidence in-person schooling can be done safely

APS announces five semi-finalists for superintendent position
7 SEMN teachers up for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Judge orders Minneapolis school district to allow some teachers to work from home
Chicago schools reopening uncertain as union talks stall
Teacher speaks out on feeling 'forced' to go back to the classroom
RPS parents advocate for students to return to class
City of Racine helping kids, families with technology for distance learning
Several area schools update return to learn plans
Iowa approves waivers to allow some schools to remain online
Grand Meadow Public Schools moving to distance learning
Schools & COVID-19: Maintaining the balance
Iowa ed board limits use of seclusion rooms for students
Local teacher using TikTok to teach
Byron Public Schools moving to all distance learning
Rochester Public Schools moving to all distance learning starting Wed., Nov. 18
Bonner Elementary School in Stewartville closed on Monday due to a COVID-19 positive case
Channel One participates in Minnesota Food share month
Southeast Minnesota non-profit connects people with new jobs
At-home senior care employment opportunities on the rise
Local agency helping the homeless when they need it most