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.

Austin Public Schools plans to deliver meals during school closure

Iowa governor recommends schools to close statewide for four weeks; 22 COVID-19 positive cases

Local school districts implement MN governor's orders to shut down schools

Local high school students practice Hazmat protocols with Rochester Fire Department

Hundreds of young scientists take part in the 31st Annual GATEway Science Fair

Confusion over what data schools can provide for 2020 Census
Global program helps local girls get a head start in the computer science industry
New tool helps to bridge language barrier in the Austin School District
Could later start times help students?

$171 million referendum is just one week away

Chicago teachers, school district resume talks to end strike

Austin VFW honors hundreds of veterans and their families
US Navy names newest aircraft carrier after Doris Miller
WWII prisoners of war in China reflect on their captivity
Ceremony honors those killed in 1941 Pearl Harbor attack