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Valley View Elementary Recognized By Minnesota Business Leaders

Columbia Heights school wins the Minnesota Business Partnership’s Minnesota’s Future Award for outstanding academic achievement Columbia Heights, MN – September 4, 2014 The Minnesota Business Partnership today presented Valley View Elementary School in Columbia Heights with the Minnesota’s Future Award and a check for $20,000. The Minnesota’s Future Award recognizes public Continue Reading...

Concerns Lurk Beneath The Surface Of Minnesota’s ACT Ranking

In an op-ed published in today’s St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Partnership’s executive director, Charlie Weaver, notes that while Minnesota students have the top ACT average in the nation, there are troubling trends beneath the surface of Minnesota’s ACT data. Most concerning is the state’s achievement gap between white and Continue Reading...