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November 16, 2017
$50M gift kicks off St. Thomas scholarship campaign
ST. PAUL — A $50 million donation for promising business majors is the lead gift in a University of St. Thomas fundraising campaign that aims to raise $200 million for student scholarships. President Julie Sullivan said the gift from the estate of commercial real estate developer...
November 16, 2017 - 7:46pm
November 15, 2017
With funding uncertain, Minnesota State sets out to build $150M records system for colleges, universities
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State is embarking on a six-year, $150 million overhaul of its computerized records system and hoping the Legislature will cover much of the cost. Trustees for the higher-education system agreed Wednesday, Nov. 15, to hire a consultant for the project, which...
November 15, 2017 - 7:50pm
Complaint filed over Minnesota high school dance team policy of girls only
DULUTH, Minn.—Lawyers working on behalf of a Superior (Wis.) High School student have requested a federal investigation into whether the...
November 15, 2017 - 5:50pm
November 14, 2017
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Supreme Court will decide if a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's teachers union protections...
November 14, 2017 - 8:47pm
November 13, 2017
Young resume boosters:Starbase and other Duluth programs help build future aviation workforce
DULUTH — It says something about the success of your industry — or perhaps the extent of the skills gap — when you're trying...
November 13, 2017 - 6:00am
November 7, 2017
As the student body becomes more diverse, challenges remain for Twins Cities-area schools
WOODBURY, Minn.—Students at Stillwater Area High School greeted Ruth Cherinet with stares when she walked into a classroom for the first...
November 7, 2017 - 4:32pm
November 5, 2017
Minnesota spends $125 million a year to teach 4-year-olds. Here's why
ST. PAUL — After a decade teaching preschool, there's something about working with the youngest learners that keeps Julie Heroff coming...
November 5, 2017 - 8:00am
November 3, 2017
More swastikas found on Macalester College campus
ST. PAUL -- Macalester College continues to have issues with swastikas turning up on campus, according to online alerts posted Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov. 2, on the St. Paul college’s website. One was drawn on a residence hall bulletin board, and another found carved into...
November 3, 2017 - 7:47pm
October 30, 2017
Minnesota GOP lawmakers urge feds to reject schools plan
ST. PAUL — Republican leaders in the Minnesota House want U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reject the state's new plan for holding schools...
October 30, 2017 - 6:35pm
ALS patients banking on technology to help them keep speaking
DULUTH, Minn. - Karen Stubenvoll is at sentence 1,214. "I know that's real fun," she reads into a headset in a clear, steady voice, and then...
October 30, 2017 - 5:43pm
October 26, 2017
Duluth schools nearly out of reserve money, blames special ed troubles
DULUTH, Minn.—The Duluth school district is almost out of reserve cash. While the amount is not final, district CFO Doug Hasler said remaining funds are about $111,000, down from $2.4 million the prior year. An increase in special education costs for district resident students...
October 26, 2017 - 9:36pm
October 25, 2017
Commentary: The hidden discrimination facing Hispanic students
Hispanics make up about a quarter of the U.S. student population, nearly half of whom reside in our two most-populous states - California and Texas. But while 1 in 5 U.S. students call these states home, California and Texas have access to only 4 percent of the national spots at the...
October 25, 2017 - 12:28pm
October 23, 2017
Paying for retirement and college for their grandkids is putting more grandparents in a double bind
Each month, 72-year-old Sandra Bursch withdraws $4,200 from her retirement savings to cover her bills. A chunk of it goes toward paying college...
October 23, 2017 - 10:08am
DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students
WASHINGTON - The Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities as part of the...
October 23, 2017 - 7:03am
October 19, 2017
Safe Routes to School money available for communities
Minnesota communities and schools wanting to develop safer routes for students to walk and bicycle to school can apply for planning assistance grants through the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Safe Routes to School program. The application deadline is Jan. 5, 2018, according...
October 19, 2017 - 9:39pm