Almost 11,000 people have signed up for insurance through Minnesota’s online exchange in its first month of operation.
The Minneapolis Public School District is expected to grow by more than 3,000 kids over the next five years. That means some big changes are going to have to take place to keep up with all the new students.
Five years from now, the Minneapolis Public School District will look much different. Enrollment is up significantly and it’s expected to continue to rise by 3,300 students, and that means there’s a need for more space.
When Minneapolis students had back to class a week from Monday, the district will experience something it hasn’t in more than a decade – a spike in the number of high school students attending Minneapolis Public Schools. For the first time since 2001, enrollment district-wide will be more than 34,000 students – nearly more than 400 than last year.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s first-quarter net income rose 3 percent as enrollment and revenue gains countered an increase in operating costs, and the health insurer raised its 2012 earnings forecast.
There have been many stories over the years about schools closing in Minneapolis because of declining enrollment. But today we can report that Minneapolis will re-open three schools because of growing enrollment.
More than 200,000 students are now enrolled in credit-bearing courses in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, and a record 43,141 of them are members of racial minorities.
Wisconsin’s flagship university has accepted about half of the students who want to attend the school this fall.
A Minneapolis high school that was set to be phased out may actually get more students next year.