Education

U of M: No truth to report of new $70 million football facility

A Thursday morning report by Sid Hartman of the Star Tribune suggested the University of Minnesota was planning to break ground in December on a privately funded $70 million football facility, but...

March 27, 2014

Venture Academy

At Venture Academy: Reading, Writing, Prototyping

Venture Academy is training students to not just think like entrepreneurs but become entrepreneurs.

March 25, 2014

Job Interviews

400 Businesspeople Help Mpls. Teens Prep For Job Interviews

Officials from a variety of local companies are volunteering their time to offer mock interviews to more than 1,800 local students.

March 24, 2014

Anoka-Hennepin teachers set April strike vote

Teachers in Minnesota’s biggest school district have scheduled a strike vote for April 17. KSTP reports 2,800 teachers in the Anoka-Hennepin School District will gather at the National Sports...

March 17, 2014

State Awards $3.3M To Train Workers At 18 Cos.

Millions of dollars in grants are being awarded to state schools that will help train workers of Shutterfly, TRW Automotive, ConAgra Foods, the Benedictine Health System, and other companies looking to improve or grow their Minnesota workforces.

March 17, 2014

Carlson School of Management

U.S. News Ranks MN Grad Schools Among Best In Nation

Several Minnesota graduate schools—including the University of Minnesota, St. Thomas University, and Hamline University, among others—were ranked among the best in the nation.

March 13, 2014

Target store

Target Becomes MLB Sponsor, Honors “All-Star Teachers”

Target is expanding its selection of Major League Baseball merchandise and is working with the league to recognize all-star educators.

March 10, 2014

St. Paul teachers ratify new contract; school board acts next

St. Paul teachers have overwhelmingly approved a new two-year contract that averted a scheduled strike vote last month, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. More than 95 percent of the teacher’...

March 04, 2014

UMD students, faculty lobby for cash to prevent cuts

Fearful about tuition hikes and program cuts at the University of Minnesota Duluth, students, staff and faculty are planning to lobby lawmakers at the Capitol this week. The Duluth News Tribune...

March 04, 2014

Minneapolis teachers, school district reach new contract agreement

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract. Both parties announced the deal Saturday evening after...

March 01, 2014

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