Student Opportunity Gaps

Rockford, Crookston Schools Recognized by Humphrey School

By December 9, 2015 No Comments

Two MREA member schools, Rockford Area Schools and Crookston Public Schools, have been recognized by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota as recipients of its ninth annual Local Government Innovation Awards.

Rockford was recognized for “Growing Young Stewards:  A School and Community Partnership.” Crookston was recognized for “Closing the Achievement Gap.”

Nearly 80 submissions were judged for their creativity, sustainability, and collaboration, and 24 overall winners were selected in four categories: cities, counties, schools, and townships. The each receive a $5,000 grant from the Bush Foundation to continue their work and a professionally produced video to use for marketing and awareness.

Read about the winners.