Two-thirds of MN schools are making progress in reducing the achievement gap

Nearly two-thirds of Minnesota schools are making progress to reduce the achievement gap between students of color and their white counterparts by 2017. That’s according to the state...

September 01, 2015

Inside The U's Reinvention Of Undergrad Education

Excellence comes with a price.

August 26, 2015

2 Minnesota college campuses make top 25 LGBTQ-friendly list

Two Minnesota schools were highlighted as among the most friendly in the nation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students. Macalester College and the University of Minnesota...

August 25, 2015

10 Minnesota schools among Newsweek's 500 best in the country

Newsweek has compiled its annual list of the top 500 schools in the country – and 10 Minnesota schools have made the cut. The magazine uses a range of data to ranks schools based on how well they...

August 20, 2015

Minnesota gets compensation for computer glitches during MCA testing

The state has come to a resolution with its testing contractor following disruptions that forced education officials to suspend standardized testing this spring, the Minnesota Department of...

August 03, 2015

Latest rankings put U of M in top 50 of world's best universities

Gophers present, former and future should be proud of their association with the University of Minnesota – given it is one of the top universities in the world. The Center for World University...

July 23, 2015

U of M approves 1.5 percent tuition hike for in-state students; 7 percent for nonresidents

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved a plan Wednesday that will raise tuition for Minnesota residents by 1.5 percent, while out-of-state students will see a 7 percent jump. The...

June 24, 2015

Geek Squad Academy

Geek Squad Academy Engage Students In STEM

More than 20,000 students have attended workshops since Best Buy launched it in 2007.

June 11, 2015

For-profit college chain with two Minnesota campuses to close for good

The students now studying at Sanford-Brown colleges, a for-profit higher education system with two campuses in Minnesota, will be the last to pass through the institution. The parent company of the...

May 07, 2015

Which MN colleges have the biggest impact on graduates' earnings?

Graduates of Carleton College and a community college in Fergus Falls can expect to make more money than those who attended similar schools, a Brookings Institution report shows. The report “...

April 29, 2015

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