Minnesota Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Riker (RICK-er) said that students, teachers, parents, administrators and community leaders are all telling the Walz administration…

“Feedback was clear. We know distance learning hasn’t been going perfectly. It’s actually been really hard.”

Riker pledges better support for families, webinars for teachers, assistance with better broadband Internet access, and adults in the educational process checking in more often on students in rural communities.