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Minnesota's average declined slightly but not enough to alter its best-of-the-nation standing.
The staff member's resignation followed a school investigation.
Students will still get two days off in many districts.
Principal of the St. Paul high school will step aside after 25 years.
They are among 349 U.S. public, private and charter schools recognized because of their academic performance or their work in closing achievement gaps.
Schools will use the money to upgrade entrances, improve other safety features.
The leaders of Education Minnesota — one of the state's most powerful political forces — have been pushing hard to keep its numbers up while outside forces have seized on the moment.
Around the state, dozens of districts are beginning a new school year amid some of the toughest financial circumstances they've faced in recent years.
The Star Tribune identified 44 high-poverty public schools in the Twin Cities that were "beating the odds" in an annual analysis of statewide test scores.
FDA cracks down on e-cigarette makers as use among minors surges.