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.

Stewartville school board approves combination models for fall

List of area school districts back to school plans for 20-21

RPS announces Return to Learn plans, board votes to approve

Rochester families brace for distance learning again

Austin Public Schools announce reopening plans

Parents and students react to RPS's Return to Learn Plan

No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall
Schools face big virus test as students return to classroom
VIDEO: RPS Supt. Munoz on return to learn plans
Rochester Public School Board reviews parent surveys on fall learning plan
Local schools gather community feedback before making return to learn decision

Albert Lea School District plans in-person for elementary, hybrid for secondary

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

As school begins amid virus, parents see few good options
Rochester community discusses Governor's announcement to return to school
Source: Walz to leave decision on upcoming school year to school districts
WATCH: Reynolds to discuss "Return to Learn" plan today
Walz announces Safe Learning Plan, allowing school districts to choose learning method
Iowa Ed Department to rule on in-person school appeals
National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans
Back to School for Sumner Elementary
Back-to-school: Longfellow Elementary resumes classes
Iowa State Education Association talks fears of returning to school
Colleges win immigration battle but fear for US reputation
Millions of kids told full return to school in fall unlikely
Survey: 64% of parents feel comfortable sending their students to school
VIDEO: School at Home: Looking ahead
MDE Commissioner Shares Plans for the next school year
School at Home: Looking Ahead to the Future