Minnesota Could Add Civics Test To Diploma RequirementsMinnesota could join other states in requiring high school students to pass a civics test before getting a diploma. A new bill at the Capitol would add the U.S. citizenship exam on civics to graduation requirements starting with the 2016-2017 school year. North Dakota and Arizona have already enacted similar laws.
Revamped GED Tests Have Some Adults Scrambling A coming revamp of tests for adults seeking a high school diploma equivalent has many scrambling to complete their test work for fear of having to start over. The General Educational Development diploma program is getting an update come January. The <a href="http://on.sctimes.com/15fbDlw" target="_blank">St. Cloud Times reported Thursday</a> that it means adults hoping to obtain the certificate must earn it by year's end or start with a new, more rigorous computerized test.
Tinsley's Family Attends 'U' Graduation, Accepts DiplomaThe family of former Gopher football player Gary Tinsley said Thursday morning it is planning to attend the University of Minnesota graduation ceremony.
Thousands Leaving College With Degree, Mounds Of DebtFinals are around the corner for many college students across the state. In addition to studying for their education, they're worried about paying for it.

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