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Education

New bill could change teacher layoffs

New bill could change teacher layoffsA new bill introduced at the State Capitol would change the way schools handle layoffs.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Cool In School

Hiawatha College Prep hits a high note with new band program

Hiawatha College Prep hits a high note with new band programHiawatha College Prep hits a high note with new band program
  • Cool In School
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Kaler begins legislative battle for tuition freeze

Kaler begins legislative battle for tuition freezeThe University of Minnesota seeks a $127 million state aid increase over the next two years.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

MSNBC journalist speaks at Edina Model UN

MSNBC journalist speaks at Edina Model UNWhile many teens slept in, hundreds of high school students got a lesson in global issues early Saturday morning at Edina High School.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Obama proposal: Free community college

Obama proposal: Free community collegeTwin Cities area community colleges are praising President Obama's proposal for a free, two-year community college education to any American who wants it.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Cool In School

A teacher's lasting legacy for Brooklyn Park students

A teacher's lasting legacy for Brooklyn Park studentsA teacher's lasting legacy for Brooklyn Park students
  • Cool In School
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

School is out, but kids are still learning on snow day

School is out, but kids are still learning on snow dayThe low temperatures and wind chills closed many schools in Minnesota on Wednesday. However, classes in some schools still went on through the internet.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Weather

Mpls., Anoka-Hennepin cancel classes Wednesday, Jan. 7

Mpls., Anoka-Hennepin cancel classes Wednesday, Jan. 7All Minneapolis Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 7 due to extremely cold temperatures and wind chill, according to school officials.
  • Weather
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Tips to help your child study better

Tips to help your child study betterIt is important to allow your child to choose what they think will work best for them to fix a problem.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Minnesota Attorney General targets student loans

Minnesota Attorney General targets student loansAG Swanson wants the State Legislature to pass two bills. One would require private lenders to be more transparent about the true terms and costs of their loans.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

MN school testing system encounters glitches

MN school testing system encounters glitchesMinnesota's $38 million contract with a vendor to run its online proficiency testing system is encountering glitches .
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  • 4 weeks ago
Education

Teacher seniority headlines GOP's education plans

Teacher seniority headlines GOP's education plansRep. Sondra Erickson, a Princeton Republican who retired from teaching in 2000, said school districts have been dizzied by new rules and policies after three elections that shifted control of state government.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

St. Paul school for English learners turns 20

St. Paul school for English learners turns 20LEAP High School, the St. Paul school district's alternative learning center for English language learners, celebrated 20 years on Thursday.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cool In School

Caffeine kickstarts the future for Burnsville students

Caffeine kickstarts the future for Burnsville studentsA jolt of caffeine kickstarts the future for Burnsville High students
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

In Depth: MPS Superintendent resignation

In Depth: MPS Superintendent resignationIn Depth: MPS Superintendent resignation
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cool In School

Fab Lab comes to Valley Middle School

Fab Lab comes to Valley Middle SchoolFab Lab comes to Valley Middle School teaching technology and cooperation.
  • Cool In School
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Group objects to students sent to 'purity' event

Group objects to students sent to 'purity' eventA humanist group is objecting to a public school in southwestern Minnesota sending students this fall to hear a speaker promote sexual abstinence.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Minneapolis schools launch academic dashboard

Minneapolis schools launch academic dashboardThe Minneapolis school district has launched a new data tool that they hope will help them bridge the achievement gap.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Brooklyn Center band gets Mr. Holland's Opus grant

Brooklyn Center band gets Mr. Holland's Opus grant"The band at Brooklyn Center Secondary will soon get 22 brand new instruments to replace some that are 50 years old."
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

St. Paul school presents plan to stop unruly student behavior

St. Paul school presents plan to stop unruly student behaviorWith about 150 people attending, parents and school staff at Ramsey presented a plan Wednesday night that many have been waiting to hear.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

MN adjusts to increasing diversity in the classroom

MN adjusts to increasing diversity in the classroomAbout 1,800 Eden Prairie residents claimed Somali ancestry on the latest U.S. Census survey.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Local

Astronaut Abby invited to Orion space launch

Astronaut Abby invited to Orion space launchThe South High student, better known to the masses as "Astronaut Abby", was invited to report live from the Orion launch.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Education

Ferguson becomes local lesson in race relations

Ferguson becomes local lesson in race relationsInside the FAIR School in downtown Minneapolis, Teacher Tom Rademacher facilitated a discussion with his students that got a lot of people's attention.
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Local

Rosemount college answers demand for train conductors

Rosemount college answers demand for train conductorsRosemount college answers surging demand for rail conductors
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  • 2 months ago
Education

MN college responds to skilled worker shortage, opens new center

MN college responds to skilled worker shortage, opens new centerDunwoody College of Technology, based in Minneapolis, just opened its first outstate satellite campus in Winsted, Minnesota.
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  • 2 months ago
Education

Macalester students vote to remove organization

Macalester students vote to remove organizationMacalester College students have decided to cut ties with a student advocacy organization that's active on six other college campuses across Minnesota.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Education

Goodbye, snow days: Students study from home

Goodbye, snow days: Students study from homeShe's no Grinch about it, but Lynn Grewing is the principal who stole snow days at St. Cloud Cathedral.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

MPS reviews suspensions for students of color

MPS reviews suspensions for students of colorDr. Bernadeia Johnson said after principals and school leaders make a decision to suspend a student, her office will review each circumstance to better understand the situation.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Students do online work from home on snow day

Students do online work from home on snow dayHaving a snow day doesn't mean a day off for students at one central Minnesota parochial school.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

U of M may begin class topic warnings

U of M may begin class topic warningsUniversity of Minnesota students may soon receive warnings before class discussions begin on sexual assault or other topics that could trigger traumatic memories.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Carleton student teaches science by cooking

Carleton student teaches science by cookingCarleton College student Vayu Maini Rekdal is teaching middle students science in Northfield and Faribault by cooking.
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  • 3 months ago
Education

Hudson residents to vote on overcrowded schools

Hudson residents to vote on overcrowded schoolsThe Hudson School District is making another attempt to solve overcrowding problems in the High School and Middle School.
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  • 3 months ago
Education

U of Minnesota Regent David Larson dies at 70

U of Minnesota Regent David Larson dies at 70University of Minnesota Regent and retired Cargill executive David M. Larson has died. He was 70.
  • Education
  • 3 months ago
Cool In School

Prior Lake preschoolers take their learning outdoors

Prior Lake preschoolers take their learning outdoorsPrior Lake pre-schoolers take their learning outdoors with nature-based classroom.
  • Cool In School
  • 3 months ago
Education

U of M preparing for projected demographic changes

U of M preparing for projected demographic changesUniversity of Minnesota officials are looking ahead to a decline in the number of high school graduates in the state.
  • Education
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Education

New Minn. school preserving languages

New Minn. school preserving languagesA first of its kind child care center will soon open on St. Paul's east side, as two early childhood Montessori schools team up with the goal of preserving language.
  • Education
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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