This year, United Way of Cass-Clay has worked closely with our local school district leaders to plan nine distribution events occurring August 11th through August 20th where families in need can come to one of their designated, local school districts to pick up their backpacks and supplies
These masks can be chosen between a washable one or a disposable manufactured one. There are a few exceptions to this rule including the student having a medical, behavioral or challenges not having to wear one.
Brian Christenson, 50, was put on paid administrative leave on June 3, and then fired on June 10, once the two girls went to Oakes Public Schools with their complaints, according to an internal investigation we obtained through an open records request. He was an assistant volleyball coach at the school.
A Moorhead college student reached out to our Whistleblower Hotline upset over a surprise increase in his college bill. At issue is a fee some Minnesota State University System students will pay as administrators move their classes from in-person to strictly online because of COVID-19.
On Friday, Fargo and West Fargo public schools will reveal their plans on whether students will be back in the classroom, as much of the country still deals with the coronavirus pandemic. Parents are divided if kids should go back.
Parents of kids attending a Fargo private school received an email that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19, potentially exposing their children.A copy of the email from Dakota Montessori School was forwarded to Valley News Live on Monday.
Parents of special education students expressed frustration to Valley News Live on the proposed plans Fargo Public Schools released this week on reopening this upcoming year. The district didn't mention special ed.
After input by parents and staff, a St. John Paul II Catholic Schools in Fargo is planning to have students in class this year. That decision comes as Fargo Public Schools may start the year with online learning for middle and high school students.
West Fargo Public Schools told us on Tuesday it’s currently putting a plan together to keep students and staff safe, however, it isn’t ready to share those details. A former custodian for West Fargo schools said the district isn’t prepared to stop the spread of COVID-19.
As COVID-19 is showing no immediate signs of leaving and creating a cloud of uncertainty, colleges are preparing for classes on campus to start this fall. Yet, each university in the Valley is approaching its school year differently and that’s evident when it comes to dorms.
During normal times, one state group says that there are about 30,000 children in Cass County that need child care. Mix in the Coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty of in-person school resuming in the fall, and child care providers in Fargo tell us parents have been busy calling them for a spot.
A survey from Fargo Public Schools showed a clear divide between what parents and teachers want this fall. Schools rushed to switch their curriculum to distance learning after abruptly closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. The closure exposed inequalities.