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Third graders rename streets near their school

Third graders rename streets near their schoolIt is not often that grade school students have the opportunity to create real change within their community but a group of third graders from western Wisconsin are doing just that.
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  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Cool In School

Minnetonka's International Studies program brings the world to students

Minnetonka's International Studies program brings the world to studentsMinnetonka's International Studies program brings the world to students
  • Cool In School
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Education

MN school suspensions down, according to new data

MN school suspensions down, according to new dataData released by the Minnesota Department of Education on Thursday show suspensions have dropped dramatically from 62,000 in 2010 to 50,000 in 2014.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Cool In School

'BearPower' boosts healthy choices in White Bear Lake schools

'BearPower' boosts healthy choices in White Bear Lake schools"BearPower" boosts healthy choices in White Bear Lake schools
  • Cool In School
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

Legislator proposes free tuition plan for Minnesota students

Legislator proposes free tuition plan for Minnesota studentsA first-term Minnesota Legislator wants to make college virtually free for hundreds or thousands of academically-high Minnesota students.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Cool In School

Baking up science at St. John the Baptist School

Baking up science at St. John the Baptist SchoolBaking up science at St. John the Baptist School
  • Cool In School
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Teen sworn in as Mpls. School Board Representative

Teen sworn in as Mpls. School Board RepresentativeA Patrick Henry High School sophomore will serve as the board's first student representative
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

Minnesota Masonic Charities offers thousands in scholarships

Minnesota Masonic Charities offers thousands in scholarshipsMinnesota Masonic Charities offers thousands in scholarships
  • Education
  • 3 weeks ago
Land of 10,000 Stories

High school drummer trades sticks for iPad

High school drummer trades sticks for iPadWeakened by a muscle disease, Swanville High School drummer Ethan Och traded his sticks for an iPad
  • Land of 10,000 Stories
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Bipartisan buzz at Capitol for preschool scholarships

Bipartisan buzz at Capitol for preschool scholarshipsThere's bipartisan buzz at the State Capitol for expanding Minnesota's Early Learning Scholarship
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Cool In School

Rogers students find focus through mindfulness

Rogers students find focus through mindfulnessRogers students find focus through mindfulness
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Robotics team creates game to help diabetics

Robotics team creates game to help diabeticsA state tournament is happening this weekend in Saint Paul, as robotics teams are going head to head in the First Lego League.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

U-W River Falls braces for cutbacks in Walker budget

U-W River Falls braces for cutbacks in Walker budgetU-W River Falls braces for more cutbacks as Gov. Scott Walker proposes slicing state aid to universities.
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks ago
Education

MN lawmakers pressed to boost physical education

MN lawmakers pressed to boost physical educationState lawmakers are being asked to boost physical education standards, for the sake of fitness and academic performance.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
News

Genius hour spurs deeper learning for Eden Prairie students

Genius hour spurs deeper learning for Eden Prairie studentsGenius hour spurs deeper learning for Eden Prairie students
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  • 1 month ago
Education

State lawmakers tackle early learning gap

State lawmakers tackle early learning gapMinnesota lawmakers are looking for ways to close the gap in early childhood education opportunities.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Mounds Park Academy's I-Term brings fun and learning to middle schoolers

Mounds Park Academy's I-Term brings fun and learning to middle schoolersMounds Park Academy's I-Term brings fun and learning to middle schoolers
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Wanted: More freedom for schools to tax for repairs

Wanted: More freedom for schools to tax for repairsA Democratic state senator wants to make it easier for Minnesota school districts to raise property taxes for maintenance funding.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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 month, 2 weeks 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 month, 2 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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 .
  • Education
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

In Depth: MPS Superintendent resignation

In Depth: MPS Superintendent resignationIn Depth: MPS Superintendent resignation
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 3 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
  • 2 months, 3 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.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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