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Teachers Under Investigation For Allegedly Cheating On Important Test

The Department of Education wants to know if middle school teachers were cheating on the state’s most important math test. The Prior Lake-Savage School District is investigating if some middle school teachers looked at scratch paper students used on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs).

04/25/2014

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Some Lawmakers Want Minn. Agency For Youngsters

With added focus on the early childhood development, some Minnesota lawmakers think issues involved with that stage of life deserve its own state agency.

03/04/2013

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House Panel Forwards School Anti-Bullying Bill

A bill at the Capitol to strengthen state laws against bullying in schools has passed its first committee hurdle.

03/01/2013

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Rochester Mom Fights To Have Abusive School Employee Fired

A Minnesota mother says a school aid went too far with her son, who has a severe case of autism and can’t speak. And she says there’s video to prove it.

02/11/2013

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NRA: ‘Put Armed Police Officers In Every Single School’

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobbying group responded for the first time Friday since the elementary school massacre in Connecticut a week ago.

12/21/2012

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Minn. Seeks Waiver To Federal Education Law

The Minnesota Department of Education is among the first group of states to apply for a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

11/14/2011

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Reading, 11th Grade Math Up On Minn. MCAs

Minnesota students showed some progress in reading on the state’s standardized tests and 11th graders did even better on the math portion, but over half still weren’t considered proficient, the Minnesota Department of Education reported Wednesday.

09/14/2011

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Minn. Education Department Makes Its Case To House

Representatives of the Minnesota Department of Education are set to present Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed education budget to the House Education Finance Committee.

02/17/2011

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Anoka-Hennepin Schools Approved For Q Comp

The state’s largest school district, Anoka-Hennepin, is a step closer to joining the state’s alternative system for evaluating and paying teachers, called Q Comp.

01/11/2011

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Byron H.S. Celebrates Blue Ribbon Award

Byron High School in southeastern Minnesota is celebrating winning a prestigious award for excellence from the U.S. Department of Education.

01/05/2011

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Inside The Box: Schools Violating Civil Rights?

The Department of Education is sending letters to schools across the country saying they need to address anti-harassment rules or they could be in violation of civil rights statutes.

10/26/2010

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