Education

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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Do Prestigious Colleges Pay Off? It Depends On The Major

School choice is more important for those majoring in business and liberal arts than STEM.

February 01, 2016

6 MN community colleges make top 150 list – and could get $1M

Six community colleges from Minnesota have been named in the Top 150 in the country by The Aspen Institute, putting them in the running for a $1 million prize. The international education nonprofit...

January 28, 2016

Teaching union restarts the battle for universal pre-K access

A teaching union is once again taking up the fight to make tuition-free, pre-kindergarten education available to all Minnesota families. Funding universal pre-K was Gov. Mark Dayton’s main...

January 28, 2016

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