ACT scores are out for Minnesota students and, overall, Minnesota ranks No. 1 in the country. But, a closer look at the numbers reveals a huge gap when it comes to race. Sixty-one percent of white students met college readiness standards compared to 16 percent of black students. That’s not the only test where Minnesotans fall behind.
Even though many Minnesotans are sedentary, and almost 300,000 have diabetes, a national study lists us as the fifth healthiest state.
The Minnesota arts community is mounting several works to mark the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Minneapolis bridge collapse.