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August 18, 2018
Wealth Column: College planning options for grandparents
Many of our clients have children that they either were able to help, or wanted to help, get an education. And that value on education and helping their families doesn't usually end at the second generation, but continues on to the third, or even fourth. But times have changed since...
August 18, 2018 - 10:30am
August 17, 2018
Brainerd School Board: High school to hire part-time music funds manager
The Brainerd School Board gave its approval for the high school to post for a new position—a part-time music funds manager. High school...
August 17, 2018 - 8:00am
August 15, 2018
Czeczok files for school board; candidate total is 7
Seven candidates are now in the running for the Brainerd School Board, which will have three open spots on the ballot Nov. 6. Jeff Czeczok threw...
August 15, 2018 - 11:00am
August 14, 2018
6 candidates up for Brainerd School Board
Two more names bring the total to six candidates running for the three open spots on the Brainerd School Board. Filing closes Tuesday, Aug. 14,...
August 14, 2018 - 5:00am
August 13, 2018
Moorhead addresses racial disparities in student discipline
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead School District is taking action as required by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights after it found the school...
August 13, 2018 - 9:10pm
August 9, 2018
U of Minn. head Kaler to keep salary, benefits despite early exit
MINNEAPOLIS — When Eric Kaler leaves his job next year as University of Minnesota president, he'll keep his salary and retirement benefits for a year. Kaler is moving into an ambassador and fundraising role for the U next summer, one year before his contract was to expire. The...
August 9, 2018 - 9:52pm
August 7, 2018
Back to school: Ways to ease a child's nerves about the new year
It's a familiar late-summer scene. As the opportunities for pool time and sleeping late dwindle, the back-to-school jitters set in. The endless...
August 7, 2018 - 2:55pm
Facebook is asked to change platform rules for journalists and researchers
A group of First Amendment advocates have urged Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to change the social media giant's platform rules to...
August 7, 2018 - 9:34am
August 5, 2018
Despite strong economy, worrying financial signs for higher education
Earlham College in Indiana might lack a national brand name, but as Rick Seltzer pointed out in the online publication Inside Higher Ed recently,...
August 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
State has $25 million earmarked for security, but schools need much more
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Education expects to award at least 50 schools up to $500,000 each this fall to improve building security and safety. The $25 million in school safety grants was included in the capital investment, or bonding bill, passed by the Minnesota...
August 5, 2018 - 5:42pm
August 2, 2018
School shootings: Should parents be charged for failing to lock up guns used by their kids?
BENTON, Ky. - The gunfire had lasted less than 10 seconds, but now hidden behind locked doors all across the rural campus, teenagers wept and...
August 2, 2018 - 5:07am
July 31, 2018
Trump signs bipartisan technical-education bill into law
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday, July 31, that renews a federal workforce development program, sending $1.2 billion...
July 31, 2018 - 5:30pm
July 26, 2018
Minnesota State plans 'reimagining higher education': System to spend $300,000, convene forums with innovators from other fields
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota State leaders will spend several months and $300,000 learning from trailblazers outside of higher education in hopes of inspiring innovation across the 375,000-student system. Chancellor Devinder Malhotra and Board of Trustees chairman Michael Vekich...
July 26, 2018 - 7:54pm
July 25, 2018
Minnesota Supreme Court: Parents' lawsuit accusing state of racially segregating students can proceed
ST. PAUL—A class-action lawsuit that seeks to desegregate Twin Cities-area public schools can move forward, the Minnesota Supreme Court said Wednesday, July 25. The parent plaintiffs in Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota argue the state has enabled racial segregation in the seven-county...
July 25, 2018 - 6:04pm
July 24, 2018
As former North Dakota teacher faces sex crime charges, her husband, a pastor, is on leave
FARGO – As police followed tips that Shannon Moser, a West Fargo middle school teacher, was sharing illicit videos with students, including...
July 24, 2018 - 6:08pm