Education

Masked woman and child using hand sanitizer

Local childcare centers seek to provide environments suited to children’s needs.

 Julianna Velgersdyk

This year's theme was "Breaking Barriers," and Julianna Velgersdyk wrote a paper on Lorena Weeks, who fought gender discrimination in the '60s.

The Edina Hip Hop Dance Team

With a desire to inspire future generations, Edina Community Education Services (CES) has developed over 350 programs for youth in grades K–12.

Members of Edina High School's Model UN

Edina High School’s Model UN program promotes student engagement in global issues.

A high school student from an exchange program looks at the skyline in Seoul, South Korea.

Studying abroad continues to be a valuable part of learning outside of the classroom at Edina High School.

Emma Anderson and Celia Orth of Aspire Mentoring, a tutoring program at Edina High School

Community volunteerism oftentimes changes lives for the better, especially when the focus is on children in need. For Edina High School’s Aspire Mentoring program, the focus is the same even if the location has been temporarily altered.

Four kids who learned coding through the Code Ninjas program pose in front of the logo.

At Code Ninjas in Edina/Richfield, kids learn to code through a game-based and robotics curriculum that weaves in teamwork, logic, math and problem solving.

With the theme of ideas, connection and curiosity, TEDx brought speakers together to share knowledge, perspective and thought provoking topics to participants of this successful local event.

The Edina Education Fund provides up to $700,000 in grants each year throughout the district.

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