Education

Capella's headquarters in Minneapolis

Capella’s Stock Falls On Lower Enrollment, Revenue

The online educator’s new enrollment fell 6.8 percent in its most recent quarter, and its revenue was down about 15 percent.

February 18, 2014

Mayo And UHG Venture Draws Big Nat’l Partners

A UnitedHealth Group and Mayo Clinic joint research initiative called Optum Labs has attracted seven new partners, including Pfizer, the Tufts Medical Center, and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

February 13, 2014

Good news in the fight to close Minnesota's achievement gap?

For years, Minnesota education officials have grappled with a vexing achievement gap problem, as many minority students lagged behind their white peers in academic progress. Now there’s a...

February 12, 2014

Teachers may take strike vote in one of state's largest districts

St. Paul teachers could take another step that moves them in the direction of a work stoppage. The Pioneer Press reports the leadership of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers is expected to decide...

February 10, 2014

Small-Biz Owners Sought For Leadership Training Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering local small business owners and CEOs an MBA-like curriculum meant to help them grow.

February 06, 2014

teacher and students in a science classroom doing an experiment

Finding A Private High School That's The Right Fit

Private high school can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Which is the right one for your child?

January 31, 2014

Minnesota to pay student testing company $33.8M

State officials have selected a company known for a few past troubles to administer standardized tests as part of a three-year, $33.8 million deal, the Pioneer Press reports. The Minnesota...

January 28, 2014

State GOP readies candidates, arguments to defeat Gov. Dayton in 2014

Five Republican candidates for governor of Minnesota made their cases to an audience of 100 people at Concordia Academy in Roseville Saturday.  According to the Pioneer Press, the messages were...

January 19, 2014

Mark Dayton

Dayton: $986M Bonding Bill Would Add 27K Jobs

Governor Mark Dayton focused on higher education, Capitol renovations, and clean water investments in his most recent proposal.

January 15, 2014

The Land of Dreams, by Vidar Sundstøl

U Of M Press Finds Success With Norwegian Mystery

The Land of Dreams is the first book in Vidar Sundstøl’s “Minnesota Trilogy,” and it became the University of Minnesota Press’ biggest seller of 2013.

January 02, 2014

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