Franken: Avg. College Student Spent $1,200 On Textbooks In 2016According to research, 65 percent of students say they've skipped buying a coursebook because of the cost.
$21M In Funding To Improve Minnesota Student LiteracyThe funding can be used for reading coaches, summer literacy programs, teacher training, classroom supplies and data collection.
Edina H.S. Students Protest Enforcement Of Dress CodeAn Edina district representative told WCCO the protests are rooted in rumors and confusion.
Study: 1 In 3 Driving In School Zones Are DistractedIn general, the afternoon pick up time is more dangerous than the morning drop off.
Minnesota's ACT Scores Among Nation's BestScores on the ACT college entrance exam rose for Minnesota's Class of 2017 and remain among America's best.
Back To School For Minnesota StudentsStatewide, there are more than 860,000 children going back to school this fall.
How Does Length Of MN School Year Stack Up?State law requires elementary schools to instruct students for at least 935 hours per year, and 1,020 for middle and high school students.
Big Bills Remain Undone As End Of Session LoomsTop Democrats at the Minnesota Capitol are warning the Legislature could be heading toward a chaotic end.
Minnesota Republicans Say They Will 'Declare War' On Achievement GapGov. Dayton has made statewide pre-Kindergarten one of his biggest priorities for the remaining two years of his administration.
College 'Free Speech Zones' Under Renewed ScrutinyThe practice became common in the 1960s as a way to control campus protests against the Vietnam War.
Rochester Man, 102, Gets H.S. DiplomaThe World War II veteran moved to Rochester about 20 years ago to be near family.
Good Question: What Is School Choice?There have been huge fights over the nomination Betsy DeVos, some of which have been centered on the idea of school choice.

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