The Big Know

The Big Know Raises $3M In Funding Round

The money will be used to beef up the education startup’s roster of talent and technological upgrades.

January 11, 2016

Trip to Holyoke finds strengths, concerns with Mpls. superintendent pick 'confirmed'

With the vote on whether to officially name Sergio Paez the next superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools possibly just days away, the board has released a report from the district he used to...

January 09, 2016

College Search

College Search With An Eye Toward Debt

Chris Wills and Jay Benanav hope to redefine college counseling with a capital $.

December 30, 2015


An MBA Ratings Upset

In rare win, St. Thomas nudges Carlson in Bloomberg’s rankings for part-time MBAs.

December 30, 2015


Building Minnesota's STEM Workforce

Minnesota colleges are updating and expanding their science, technology, engineering and math programs to meet business needs in a 21st century economy.

December 30, 2015

Teachers can take free engineering classes at St. Thomas, thanks to Google

Educators will get the opportunity to take free engineering classes at the University of St. Thomas next year – thanks to a grant from Google. Google donated $100,000 to give pre-school through...

December 23, 2015

President of Rochester community college to resign after wave of criticism

The president of Rochester Community and Technical College will resign in January after getting swift backlash from students, staff and faculty over some of her decisions, the Rochester Post...

December 18, 2015

Le Cordon Bleu schools close in MN and across the US

Le Cordon Bleu will be shutting the doors to all 16 culinary campuses across the country, including one in Mendona Heights. The culinary schools announced Wednesday that they plan to close...

December 17, 2015

Gustavus named 1st 'fair trade' college in Minnesota

Gustavus Adolphus College was named the first fair trade college in Minnesota. According to a press release from the school, they’re the 30th in the country to earn the designation from Fair...

December 17, 2015

Minnesota has some of the lowest graduation rates for minority students nationwide

There’s some good news coming out of the nation’s schools this week. Students are graduating high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to new statistics from the...

December 16, 2015

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