For the first time ever, one-in-five students in the school districts of Minneapolis and St. Paul attend public charter schools, according to a new study. The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual market share report findings on Wednesday, indicating that Minneapolis-St. Paul had surpassed 20 percent charter school attendance.
A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment nearly quadrupled in the past decade.
20 years ago, the first Charter School in the nation opened in St Paul, after the Minnesota legislature passed the first chartered school law.
ith the shutdown coming to an end and the budget moving into special session, many organizations, especially schools, are realizing there will be less money available from the state.
The next step in a proposed overhaul of the No Child Left Behind education law has been introduced in the U.S. House and it’s co-sponsored by Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.
The Minnesota Senate has approved a two-year pay freeze for employees in Minnesota public and charter schools.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin is objecting to a publicly-funded all-male charter school in Madison.
Ten years in prison. That was the sentence imposed today on Joel Pourier, who admitted to embezzling more than 1 million dollars from a Minneapolis charter school.
A jammed-packed show starts with a preview of the annual Minnesota tradition…the State Fair. General Manager Jerry Hammer talks about what attractions, shows, and food to expect starting Thursday from the Fairgrounds in Saint Paul. […]
The former director of a Minneapolis charter school pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $1 million from the school for American Indian children.