Education

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

Mpls. school board suspends contract talks with new superintendent

The Minneapolis School Board has suspended contract negotiations with its new superintendent as it continues to investigate abuse allegations at the school district he ran in Massachusetts. At a...

December 15, 2015

College firm to repay MN nursing students thousands in unpaid exam fees

An Indiana company has been ordered to pay back thousands of dollars to at least 800 Minnesota nursing students after tricking them into taking out loans to advance their careers. The Forum News...

December 15, 2015

UMN

U Of M President Proposes Increasing Non-Resident Tuition By $13K

The U currently has the lowest non-resident price in the Big 10.

December 11, 2015

'Hate has no business here': MN cafe responds to anti-Muslim rhetoric

A Minneapolis cafe put up a sign saying it stands with Muslim community members, a response to recent comments in the U.S. presidential race. The Common Roots Cafe shared the sign on social media...

December 10, 2015

Report alleges abuse at school while Mpls. superintendent choice was in charge

A new report alleges abuse at a Massachusetts public school during the tenure of former superintendent Sergio Paez – the person chosen this week to be the next leader of Minneapolis Public Schools....

December 10, 2015

St. Paul schools chief 'surprised' by teachers' strike threat over school violence

The head of the St. Paul school district said she was “very surprised” when the St. Paul teacher’s union announced Tuesday night its threat to strike over concerns about an uptick...

December 09, 2015

St. Paul teachers threaten to strike in the wake of school violence

Leaders of the St. Paul teachers union said Tuesday night they are taking steps toward calling a strike because of the recent increase in violence at city schools, and what they perceive as a lack...

December 08, 2015

Mpls school board chooses outsider to be new superintendent

The Minneapolis School Board has chosen Sergio Páez, former superintendent of schools in Holyoke, Massachusetts, as the next superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools, passing over the current...

December 07, 2015

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