Getting Smart on Minnesota School Visits

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom Vander Ark and Shawnee Caruthers talk about a recent set of school visits in Minnesota as a part of an ongoing series of Real World Learning field trips.  

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area is a thriving community of nearly 3 million people. Made up of 7 counties, 182 communities, and 2 medium-sized, diverse urban districts (36k and 33k). Additionally, there are a couple of big suburban districts like Apple Valley. 


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