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|Information about Salmonella Contamination of Peanut Butter |
1/20/2009 1:00 PM
(January 20, 2009) The Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture has fielded several calls from
school districts across Minnesota inquiring about the recent outbreak
of salmonella from contaminated peanut butter. Here are answers to the questions frequently being asked -- and contact information if you have additional questions.
|Grading the States: Securing Progress, Striving to Improve|
1/8/2009 10:25 AM
Amid national political turnover and financial worries, states remain on the front line in the push for school improvement.
The 13th annual edition of Education Week’s Quality Counts
continues to track state policies across key areas of education and
maintains the cradle-to-career framework launched two years ago.
|Minnesota Autism Task Force: testimony invited at public forum|
1/6/2009 11:05 AM
Public school employees, physicians, therapy providers, social service
workers, group home providers and health insurance providers involved
in working with individuals with autism are invited to testify about
the issues they face, including the availability and effectiveness of
services, training, staffing, treatment and therapy, at a second public forum scheduled for January 21: 6:30 -
8:30 p.m., Room 123, State Capitol Building, St. Paul.
|Become a Minnesota Reading Corps Site!|
11/19/2008 11:30 AM
Join a webinar to learn more about the Minnesota Reading Corps program and how your elementary school can get involved for the 2009-10 school year.
|These Backpacks Bring Relief|
11/13/2008 9:50 AM
Reprint from Jordan Independent newspaper, written by Katrina Styx.
Stacy DeCorsey (principal, Jordan Elementary) implemented the Blessings in a Backpack program -- providing weekend food items to children in need.
|Kids Learn What It's Like to Vote|
11/5/2008 3:25 PM
chatter in the halls of Mississippi Heights Elementary School (Sauk Rapids) on
Tuesday morning wasn’t your average elementary student chit-chat.
of planning ahead for recess or talking about their favorite
after-school shows, students were talking about whom they were going to
vote for during the school’s mock election.
|NAESP President-Elect, 2008 Candidate Statements: W. Diane Cargile and Deborah Harvest|
3/14/2008 9:20 AM
(May 22, 2008 -- Alexandria, VA) The results are in. Diane Cargile has been elected National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) President-elect. Your votes have been tabulated. The NAESP Election Audit Board met today to supervise the opening and counting of the ballots for this year's election. We appreciate the commitment of all candidates and congratulate the following,who have been elected to serve on the NAESP Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2008.
President-Elect: Diane Cargile, principal, Rio Grande Elementary School, Terre Haute, IN
Director, Zone 1: David Cobb, principal, Lyndon Town School, Lyndonville, VT
Director, Zone 2: Lou Della Barca, principal, C.J. Davenport Primary/ Elementary School, Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Director, Zone 8: Deborah Ayers-Geist, principal, Oak Grove Elementary School, Kansas City, KS
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