Tagged distance learning


Paul Bunyan Communications awarded B2B grant

Paul Bunyan Communications is one of 39 recipients of border-to-border broadband grants. “As we look to promoting economic recovery from the pandemic, these grants help ensure that every Minnesotan can participate in building back our state’s economy even stronger,” said DEED Commissioner Steve Grove. “We want to be a model state for innovation – and…


Paul Bunyan Communications recognized by FCC for COVID-19 response

Paul Bunyan Communications was recently recognized by the Federal Communications Commission for the first-ever Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition (DOER) Program. The program recognizes those who have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide internet access for all, overcoming geographic, socioeconomic and technological obstacles. According to a release, Paul Bunyan Communications and its cooperative members responded…


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…


‘An agonizing decision:’ District sets plan for back-to-school

Bemidji Area Schools have determined their back-to-school plan for this fall. During their four-and-a-half-hour meeting last night, board members unanimously voted to send elementary students back to full in-person classes, and middle and high school students would use a hybrid model. Two motions were withdrawn before the final motion was voted upon, as board members…


Bemidji Area School board discusses different plans for back-to-school

The Minnesota Department of Education is anticipated to soon announce what school will look like for K-12 learners this fall. The Bemidji Area School board discussed three different models during their meeting Monday: distance learning only, hybrid, or full in-person classes. The hybrid model may include week-on, week-off, but some board members suggested having older…

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