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St. Paul families split on changing start times

St. Paul families split on changing start timesSt. Paul families split on changing school start times
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Education

University of Iowa new scholarship for legacy students

University of Iowa new scholarship for legacy studentsNew students with parents or grandparents who have degrees from the University of Iowa will automatically receive a $6,000 scholarship over four years when they enroll.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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St. Paul schools consider later start time

St. Paul schools consider later start timeA committee tasked with looking at a proposed school start time change says it supports shifting start times but not for next fall.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Minnesota's anti-bullying efforts in spotlight

Minnesota's anti-bullying efforts in spotlightThis October, Minnesota's new anti-bullying efforts are in the spotlight as part of National Bullying Prevention Month.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Tools for success in school

Tools for success in schoolGetting the tools needed to help your student succeed in school.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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New report identifies struggling schools in MN

New report identifies struggling schools in MNThe Minnesota Department of Education released new data highlighting the state's highest performing and struggling schools.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

National PrepareAthon! Day

National PrepareAthon! DayNational PrepareAthon! Day is a national campaign for action to increase individual and community preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Review: Student loan data breach not criminal

Review: Student loan data breach not criminalOfficials say computer experts found no evidence of criminal activity when private student data was exposed on the website of a student loan program.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Minneapolis' Northside Achievement Zone celebrates students' academic progress

Minneapolis' Northside Achievement Zone celebrates students' academic progressA kindergartener, two elementary students, one middle school student and two adults all received awards for their individual progress.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Emotional coronation for 2 high school students

Emotional coronation for 2 high school studentsIt was a homecoming coronation to remember at Annandale High School.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

Celebrating 42 years of mentoring with Kids N' Kinship

Celebrating 42 years of mentoring with Kids N' KinshipEach year, young people in Minnesota have an estimated 2,000 hours of unstructured, discretionary time. How they use their non-school hours is directly linked to their success later in life.
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  • 1 month ago
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Kitchen pantry scientist Liz Heinecke helps kids fall into some science fun

Kitchen pantry scientist Liz Heinecke helps kids fall into some science funLiz Heinecke also known as The Kitchen Pantry Scientist and author of "Kitchen Science Lab for Kids" joined KARE Sunrise for a special science experiment session.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Unique program aims to close achievement gap

Unique program aims to close achievement gapUnique program aims to close achievement gap
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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MPS bans suspensions for district's youngest students

MPS bans suspensions for district's youngest studentsThe superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools is 'banning' suspensions for its youngest students.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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MPS ends suspensions for non-violent young students

MPS ends suspensions for non-violent young studentsThe Minneapolis Public Schools announced Friday that the district will end the practice of suspending students in pre-K, kindergarten and 1st grade for non-violent behavior issues.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Bloomington starts school year with new security

Bloomington starts school year with new securityThe Bloomington Public School district began the school year with new security measures at seven elementary schools.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

New Green Line at U of M brings safety concerns

New Green Line at U of M brings safety concernsThe University of Minnesota received its first full exposure to regular campus life alongside the new Green Line Light Rail.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Gov. Dayton welcomes new kindergarteners

Gov. Dayton welcomes new kindergartenersGov. Mark Dayton and education commissioner Brenda Cassellius welcomed students back to school.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Helping kids handle back-to-school stress

Helping kids handle back-to-school stress"While going back to school can be exciting, it can be overwhelming too and kids may feel stressed."
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Students set to start all-day kindergarten

Students set to start all-day kindergartenNearly 60,000 students will start free all-day kindergarten on Tuesday. Among them will be Tyler Maahs.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

New vaccination requirements for students

New vaccination requirements for studentsAs students head back to class Tuesday, there are some new rules.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Twin Cities schools launch Minnesota Thursdays

Twin Cities schools launch Minnesota ThursdaysSchool administrators say Minnesota Thursdays stems from the Farm to School programs at both districts.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Twin Cities teen competes for Match.com scholarship

Twin Cities teen competes for Match.com scholarshipA Brooklyn Park teenager is a finalist for a unique scholarship - and she needs your help to win.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Test scores show steady improvement among students

Test scores show steady improvement among studentsThe Minnesota Department of Education has released the results of the 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Nearly 50 Minn. school districts get waivers to start early

Nearly 50 Minn. school districts get waivers to start earlyNearly 50 Minnesota schools have received waivers to start classes early despite tourism concerns.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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MN retains top spot in ACT college entrance exam

MN retains top spot in ACT college entrance examMinnesota retains its top spot among states on the ACT college entrance exam.
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  • 2 months ago
Health

School jumps into action after athlete collapses

School jumps into action after athlete collapsesA football player who collapsed after practice at Saint Thomas Academy Friday is recovering after his life was saved.
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  • 2 months ago
Education

Interior secretary tours Ojibwe school

Interior secretary tours Ojibwe schoolFederal officials are visiting a school on the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe reservation in Minnesota as they consider redesigning the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education.
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  • 2 months ago
Local

Coalition unveils plan to bridge achievement gap

Coalition unveils plan to bridge achievement gapFormer Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, unveiled an ambitious plan to close Minnesota's achievement gap.
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  • 2 months ago
Education

Literacy, math tutors needed in Twin Cities

Literacy, math tutors needed in Twin CitiesMinneapolis and St. Paul have an immediate need for more than 200 literacy and math tutors for the 2014-2015 school year.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Education

Crowdfunding raises money for public schools

Crowdfunding raises money for public schoolsA group of 20-year-olds have started a 30-day crowdfunding challenge to raise money for a program that serves at-risk students.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Chanhassen High School bleachers deemed unsafe

Chanhassen High School bleachers deemed unsafeThe high school football stadium in Chanhassen is just five-years-old and already in need of some major repairs.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Feds extend Minnesota's education law waiver

Feds extend Minnesota's education law waiverMinnesota has won another year's break from having to abide by proficiency goals and sanctions under the federal No Child Left Behind law.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

MnSCU reaches deal with university faculty

MnSCU reaches deal with university facultyThe Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has reached a tentative contract agreement with its university faculty union.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Summer nudges help college-bound students

Summer nudges help college-bound studentsA new program is aiming to keep incoming college freshman on track for the fall.
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
MLB

2nd Lady toasts teachers at All-Star Game

2nd Lady toasts teachers at All-Star GameDr. Jill Biden helped People Magazine honor 30 All-Star Teachers on Tuesday.
  • MLB
  • 3 months ago
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