Tuesday, March 12, 2013
District 13 wants to know why 1,100 of 3,400 children go to Fridley or other nearby district schools instead, the Star Tribune reported.
When a third of the children in the Columbia Heights School District attend school elsewhere, they take $11 million in state funding with them. That's one of the hard facts behind a district survey of parents in the district seeking to discover why kids don't stay in district schools, the Star Tribune reported: About 660 children open enroll into the district, mostly from Minneapolis. But that still leaves the district a net loser in the open-enrollment race. The 1,100 students leaving Columbia Height Schools fan out to neighboring districts, with Fridley, St. Anthony-New Brighton and Mounds View absorbing the most. One Columbia Heights parent told the newspaper those patterns influenced his family's choice: He worried that with the influx…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Classes were cancelled at four local districts (Anoka-Hennepin, Fridley, Columbia Heights and Spring Lake Park) and four private schools in Fridley (Al-Amal, Calvin Christian, Woodcrest Baptist and Totino-Grace).
Read tweets from students who got to sleep in on Tuesday's snow day at Fridley-area schools in the Storify above or at Storify.com. In the window above, use the scroll bar at right and click on "Read Next Page" to see tweets by students from districts and private schools in this order: Related:
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Stan Mraz teaches science at North Park in District 13 (Columbia Heights). John Keran teaches fourth grade at Adams in District 11 (Anoka-Hennepin).
Two Fridley-area elementary school teachers are candidates for 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, the teachers union Education Minnesota announced Thursday: Education Minnesota nominated 135 teachers from across the state for 2013 Teacher of the year, the organization said in a press release. A 25-member panel of community leaders will name semifinalists and finalists in coming weeks, with the Teacher of the Year announced at a ceremony May 5 in Brooklyn Park.
Friday, January 11, 2013
University of Minnesota study shows how enrollment flows between 'sender' and 'receiver' districts, including the Fridley, Spring Lake Park, Columbia Heights and Anoka-Hennepin districts.
Open enrollment between school districts has increased racial segregation in Twin Cities schools, according to new University of Minnesota research that includes data and analysis of school districts in and around the city of Fridley. Click on the PDF thumbnail at right to see the report Open Enrollment and Racial Segregation by the University of Minnesota Law School's Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity. Read or listen to Minnesota Public Radio's news report on the study . Each of the four school districts whose boundaries include parts of the city of Fridley are mentioned in the report. Here are some excerpts—please leave a comment below. Fridley Public Schools (District 14) are among those gaining the most students from open …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The Columbia Heights School District elementary is adding classroom space, the Sun Focus reported.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Fridley school, in Columbia Heights district, courts volunteers.