Education

U of M will pay search firm $150K, use 16-person committee to find next AD

The search for a University of Minnesota new athletics director will involve a 16-member committee of local executives and school associates, as well as a new national search firm. The U announced...

March 23, 2016

UMN Campus

Thissen Proposes $500M State R&D Fund

The House minority leader said he wants to improve Minnesota's standing in science and technology.

March 17, 2016

KCS

DEED's New Opportunity Office Aims To Make Economy Inclusive For All Minnesotans

Minnesotans have known about the huge disparities between whites and communities of color for years. How to close those disparities is another question.

February 23, 2016

Minnesota is steadily closing gaps in graduation rates, report shows

Nearly 82 percent of all Minnesota seniors graduated high school on time in 2015 – up .7 percentage points from last year, according to a report released Monday by the Minnesota Department of...

February 22, 2016

GHR Foundation Gives $18M To St. Catherine University

One of the foundation's benefactors has strong ties to the university.

February 18, 2016

St. Paul Public Schools superintendent will leave the job in 2018

The leader of the second-largest school district in Minnesota says she will not seek to extend her contract once it’s up in 2018. Superintendent of St. Paul Public Schools Valeria Silva didn&...

February 18, 2016

St. Paul Public School supporters 'walk-in' over contract negotiations

At Parkway Montessori, we know that #OurStudentsCantWait for nurses in ALL schools. #SPFTWalkIn pic.twitter.com/rijtPnXfmL — SPFT Local 28 (@SPFT28) February 17, 2016 Hundreds of teachers...

February 17, 2016

Program cuts at Concordia won't affect popular language-immersion camps

Recent programing cuts at Concordia College aren’t expected to affect the school’s popular language-immersion camps. The college announced Jan. 29 it would be discontinuing nine majors,...

February 07, 2016

Finger printed: MN high school uses 3-D printer to make teacher a prosthetic finger

A Minnesota high school is putting its 3-D printer to good use by helping out one of its teachers. Galen McCarthy, an art teacher at Jackson County Central High School in southern Minnesota, lost...

February 07, 2016

Small Business Administration Offers "Mini-MBA" To Jumpstart Small Business

The program mentors small business owners to nurture additional growth.

February 04, 2016

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