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20 07, 2013

King Elementary awarded Minnesota Math Corps Enrichment tutors for 2013-2014

By |July 20th, 2013|Demonstrate competency or mastery at current learning level|

Minnesota Math Corps is a statewide initiative to help students become proficient in algebra by the end of eighth grade. Congratulations to King Elementary in Deer River for being selected to receive a tutor! If you are, or know someone who would enjoy becoming a tutor, read on... Grand Rapids Herald Review Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013 11:24 am King Elementary [...]

8 04, 2013

IASC’s telepresence technology in the news

By |April 8th, 2013|Demonstrate competency or mastery at current learning level, Develop skills to live, work and thrive in an ever changing world, Partner News|

IASC (Itasca Area Schools Collaborative) telepresence technology received media attention this weekend locally, for its use during a recent school board meeting, and statewide as part of "A Lesson in Change" that aired on the MN Channel. ISD 318 board members conducted a meeting in Bigfork that individuals in Grand Rapids were able to participate in via the district’s [...]

15 10, 2012

Teen Read Week @ your Library

By |October 15th, 2012|Demonstrate competency or mastery at current learning level, High quality out-of-school programs and activities|

"Teen Read Week is a time to celebrate reading for fun and encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms..." By Amy Dettmer, Assistant Library Director The Grand Rapids Area Library will celebrate Teen Read Week™ from October 14 to 20, 2012, aimed at encouraging area teens to read for the fun of it. Thousands of libraries, [...]

11 09, 2012

Achievement gap still a concern in Minnesota

By |September 11th, 2012|Demonstrate competency or mastery at current learning level|

The achievement gap is a constant top of mind concern for educators across the state. This story from Marshall provides statewide information, including a good overview of the Multiple Measurement Ratings (MMR - replaced the No Child Left Behind federal measure) before diving into how Marshall is addressing their gap. Their strategies include using the MMR to isolate data in a variety of ways to analyze [...]

21 08, 2012

Itasca County sees rise in percentage of college graduates – Grand Rapids Herald-Review: News

By |August 21st, 2012|Demonstrate competency or mastery at current learning level, The School Years|

This is great news, tempered by the fact that many rural communities, including our own, need to think about what it takes to be attractive to people with formal post-secondary education. via Itasca County sees rise in percentage of college graduates - Grand Rapids Herald-Review: News