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In Depth: MPS Superintendent resignation

In Depth: MPS Superintendent resignationIn Depth: MPS Superintendent resignation
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  • 4 days, 4 hours 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.
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  • 1 week, 3 days 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.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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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 week, 4 days ago
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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 week, 4 days 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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  • 2 weeks, 3 days 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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  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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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  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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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  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month 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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week 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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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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  • 1 month, 2 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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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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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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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks 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.
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  • 2 months ago
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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.
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  • 2 months ago
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School board tables vote on start time change

School board tables vote on start time changeThe St. Paul School Board has decided to take another year to discuss the pros and cons on alternate school start times.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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St. Paul schools consider start time changes

St. Paul schools consider start time changesThe St. Paul School Board is preparing to vote on an issue that will affect thousands of families.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

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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  • 2 months, 1 week 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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  • 2 months, 1 week 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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  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

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 months, 2 weeks 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 months, 3 weeks ago
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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 months, 3 weeks 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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  • 2 months, 3 weeks 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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  • 2 months, 4 weeks 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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  • 3 months 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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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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