Education

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BSU to offer new scholarships aimed at “Decolonizing Education”

Bemidji State University is offering a new scholarship to American Indian students who pursue careers in education. According to a release, BSU is partnering with the Red Lake Nation and administer $92,000 in Minnesota Indian Teaching Training Program grants. American Indian Resource Center director Chrissy Koch revealed this year’s program slogan, “Decolonizing Education,” at a…

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Situation Update for Thursday, Sept. 10

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 389 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 15 new COVID-related deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 82,249 cases and 1,884 deaths. Of those deaths, 1,375 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of those cases, 8,948 were health care workers. Completed test numbers have been down the…

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Marketplace Foods raises money for United Way

Marketplace Foods recently raised over $4,000 for the United Way of Bemidji Area’s Backpack Buddies program. Backpack Buddies ensures Bemidji Area school children have access to nutritious, non-perishable food over the weekends and school vacations. Last year, the program served over 450 children, and since the COVID-19 crisis, the program has served over 1,200 children…

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Bagley School Board to opt for distance learning at high school, cites lack of paraprofessionals

The Bagley School Board voted Aug. 22 on a learning model to begin the school year, but that plan changed today, which Bagley Superintendent Erich Heise accredits to a lack of paraprofessional staff. “When the School Board voted to open the year with in-person learning on August 22, we had five vacant para-educator positions,” wrote…

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