Published: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:35:43 -0500
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:58:30 -0500Projected reductions across the district equal 288 full-time positions, with 235 of those at schools, according to a summary from the district's human resources department.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:38:17 -0500Minnesota Teacher of the Year, Abdul Wright, spontaneously led the Black National Anthem at the White House on Wednesday.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:14:00 -0500Students who attend full time for at least one semester are 50 percent more likely to complete community college, a new study shows.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:52:25 -0500Team members had initially been told the yearbook photo would not be included because of the school's policy against against showing firearms in photos. Some parents were considering bringing the issue to the school board.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:54:04 -0500The contract includes a $232,000 dollar salary, slightly more than previous superintendent Valeria Silva's base salary of $213,026.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:02:00 -0500It's the first time since 2008 that the federal government has released its assessment of U.S. eighth-graders in the arts. While there are some signs of progress, troubling achievement gaps remain.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:04:00 -0500African-American students with disabilities are disciplined far more and graduate far less than their counterparts, researchers say. What needs to change to help more succeed?
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:09:00 -0500Is trade school the ticket? Does the middle class have the worst debt woes? Listeners weigh in with burning student loan questions.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:41:00 -0500Thousands of people will participate in Saturday's March for Science. We reached out to three experts on teaching and climate change to find out how the event -- and its aftermath -- can help engage young people.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:41:00 -0500Thousands of people will participate in Saturday's march. We reached out to three experts on teaching and climate change to find out how the event -- and its aftermath -- can help engage young people.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:00:00 -0500The Al Fatih Academy in Virginia is one of about 270 Islamic schools in the U.S. The staff aim to give their students a well-rounded education and promote civic awareness.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:15:00 -0500Administration officials told organizers that "given currently active security threats, it is not possible to assure that the event could be held successfully." Coulter says she'll speak anyway.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:00:00 -0500Schools are embracing solar to save money on utility bills and put more toward education. But a complicated web of utility rules and regulations means opportunities aren't universal.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:31:00 -0500Protesters claimed the district fires people of color in disproportionately high numbers and demanded six employees be rehired or recommended for rehiring.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:07:00 -0500The Supreme Court hears arguments today on whether Missouri should provide a grant to a church preschool, or if that violates the state's constitution. The state's new governor has abandoned the rule.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0500A recent study shows that college classes start too early for students' brains to be functioning at their best. Does that mean that high schools and middle schools also start too early?
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:39:11 -0500A $50,000 grant for Native American lacrosse is the latest in a year-long effort by the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee to improve health and wellness in kids across the state.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:35:00 -0500Advocates hope the recent law out of N.M., banning school staff from shaming kids for not having lunch money, helps to shape policies the USDA is requiring school districts write by July 1.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:46:04 -0500Sen. Al Franken plans to introduce a bill to provide grants for partnerships between schools and industries like health care, engineering and technology.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:41:45 -0500States are beginning to outline new ways to evaluate their schools, rather than relying just on traditional measures such as test scores.