In a national context of schools removing books and teachers being restricted—especially on topics of race and LGBTQ+ issues—ISD 197 will begin using a supplemental anti-bias curriculum to help kids from a range of identities feel welcomed and included.
Following new CDC guidance, the ISD 197 school board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 1 to consider dropping the mask requirement.
West St. Paul Reader has created local transparency with our city council coverage, and now we’re looking to expand to ISD 197 school board coverage—but we need your help.
The ISD 197 school board approved extending winter break by two days in response to staff wellness, staff shortages, and COVID-19 transmission.
We ask school board candidates how they’ll make ISD 197 better and what specific strategies they have.
We ask school board candidates how they’ll engage with fellow school board and community members who may disagree with them.