This week’s Excellent Educator award goes to Scott Helland, an administrator who goes above and beyond to connect with those who aren’t your typical students.
The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
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 St. Cloud Times reported Thursday 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.
A 19-year-old Brooklyn Center man received a 21-year sentence for shooting at a group of people gathered in Brooklyn Park’s Central Park in April – accidently killing a friend in the process.