Education
Testing and, more broadly, learning have been disrupted in the past two weeks for thousands of Minnesota students. The Minnesota Department of Education says equipment failure and outside computer attacks on Pearson, the company hired to run our statewide tests, caused the problems. The problems bec...Read More
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The Stillwater Area School Board is looking for stability in the office of the superintendent after a few years of turnover in the district’s top administration position. On April 23, the board unanimously approved a three-year contract with incoming superintendent Denise Pontrelli with a starting...Read More
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Eleven students from the Stillwater School District participated in the 2015 Minnesota State Science Fair recently. Two students won Minnesota Academy of Science gold medals, and three won silver medals, in addition to other awards. The following students won awards: • Hannah Farmer (Stillwater Ju...Read More
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For students across the state, the biggest testing week is not at the end of a semester; it’s the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) in April. The MCA, now proctored online instead of with paper test booklets, came to a halt on Wednesday, April 22, when the Minnesota Department of Education...Read More
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