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Want To Make A Good Salary After College? Here's Where To GoGenerally, college students spend a lot of time thinking about money. From how to pay for their education to how they will pay for debt after graduation, money is often at the forefront.
Final Run This Week For Current Version Of The SATThe current version of the SAT college entrance exam has its final run this weekend, when hundreds of thousands of students nationwide will sit, squirm or stress through the nearly four-hour reading, writing and math test. A new revamped version debuts in March.
Walker Promises To Boost Education, Help People Find JobsGov. Scott Walker promised during his State of the State speech to help more people find work and attain college degrees faster as he works to bolster approval ratings that sank after his failed presidential bid.
Hodges Talks Jamar Clark, Working Families Agenda & What’s In Store For 2016 After a tumultuous year in Minneapolis, Mayor Betsy Hodges spoke with WCCO-TV’s Esme Murphy about 2015 and what’s in store for the city in the coming year.
New & Old Hurdles On Lawmakers' 2016 AgendaA to-do list with items new and old will confront Minnesota's politicians in 2016, from spending down a hefty new budget surplus to facing voters in November.
Guthrie Giving Some MPS Students Free 'Pericles' TicketsThe Guthrie Theater plans to provide free tickets to a production of Shakespeare's "Pericles" to some Minneapolis students. The Guthrie will provide free matinee tickets to 2,109 ninth-grade language arts students from nine schools in the Minneapolis School District.
Number Of Int'l Students In MN Up 60 Percent Since 2007The number of international students studying at Minnesota colleges and universities is on the rise. Nearly 14,500 students from abroad have come to Minnesota to study. That's about 60 percent more than in 2007.
Faculty Calls Out U. Iowa President's 'Should Be Shot' CommentFaculty groups are calling for University of Iowa president Bruce Harreld to face consequences for suggesting that unprepared teachers "should be shot." Chapters of the American Association of University Professors at Iowa's three public universities say the insensitive remark calls into question Harreld's leadership abilities.
Company Must Reimburse Students Who Prepaid Exam FeesAn Indiana company has been ordered to reimburse hundreds of nursing students in Minnesota who prepaid exam fees. Attorney General Lori Swanson sued The College Network, a company sells study guides to help students who want to become registered nurses pass equivalency exams for college credits through an online degree program.
Good Question: What's The Cost Of Raising A U.S. Child?The Department of Agriculture releases a report every year estimating what it costs to raise one child from the ages of zero to 17. In 2014, the estimate came out to $245,340. So, where does that money go?
Lawsuit Accuses Mpls., St. Paul Schools Of Segregating StudentsA lawsuit has been filed against the state of Minnesota demanding desegregation at Minneapolis and St. Paul schools. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday morning in Hennepin County District Court, challenges what it calls unlawful and unconstitutional segregation in the Twin Cities.
Minnesotan To Meet: MPS Superintendent Michael GoarYou could say that interim Minneapolis Public Schools superintendent Michael Goar was made for the role. He oversees roughly 100 schools within the district. That's what makes him this week's Minnesotan to Meet.

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