A group of Minnesotans say they have a new strategy to correct one of the state’s biggest disparities. Four out of 10 students make it to graduation in the city of Minneapolis, seven out of 10 in St. Paul, Minn.
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 U.S. children have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to the report, entitled “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years,” the number of children identified with ASD is growing, with the estimate about 30-percent higher than in previous studies.
When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. “We’re trying to show them that there’s a lot that the world has to offer, and there’s a lot they can achieve,” Miller said.
Opportunities to get children excited about two of the big subjects in school don’t come around every day. That’s why you may want to take them to the University of Minnesota this Saturday for the U’s Math and Science Family Fun Fair.
Many students are starting a long weekend tonight. That’s because most schools are closed Thursday and Friday for an annual statewide teachers’ conference.
March Madness — it’s the time of year when basketball is on the brain. But in Josh Hoekstra’s history class at Rosemount High School there’s a different type of March Madness taking place.
The GRAMMY Foundation recently announced that GRAMMY Camp, its signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students, will take place in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York this summer.
St. Paul announced a new program on Thursday to give kids more opportunities for learning and fun outside of school.