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.
Dozens Of Bikers Brought A Bullied Student To His First Day Of SchoolAbout 50 motorcyclists escorted a sixth-grader to his first day of school Tuesday to help boost his confidence because he was previously bullied.
Homework Banned For Elementary Schools In One Florida CountyElementary school students in Marion County, Florida will no longer have daily homework assignments.
Shot Fired After 1st-Grader Brings Gun Into St. Paul ClassroomSchool officials in St. Paul say a first-grader brought a gun to class Thursday morning and the weapon discharged into the floor.
Guthrie Giving Some MPS Students Free 'Pericles' TicketsThe Guthrie Theater plans to provide free tickets to a production of Shakespeare's "Pericles" to some Minneapolis students. The Guthrie will provide free matinee tickets to 2,109 ninth-grade language arts students from nine schools in the Minneapolis School District.
Get Movin' Monday: Healthy & Tasty Lunches For Your KidsLooking for some new suggestions or maybe even a different snack for the kids to try? This Monday morning we are celebrating the new school year with some new ideas on the old brown bag lunch.
It's Back-To-School For More Than 800,000 Minn. StudentsIt's a big day for students across the state with many starting a new school year. More than 837,000 students head back to class this week.
Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School JittersOvercoming first day jitters -- whether for kindergarten or a new school -- all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
California Legislature Passes Strict School Vaccine BillCalifornia lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
WCCO's Ashley Roberts Pulls Double Duty As A CustodianScrubbing, sweeping and mopping: It's all in a day's work for school custodians. WCCO's Ashley Roberts is pulling double duty this Mid-Morning and she jokes, if things don't work out for her in the TV world, she has a job waiting at Highland Senior High School.
Sarah Jessica Parker In Mpls. To Speak At Community SchoolSarah Jessica Parker is in Minnesota Monday to make a special visit at a local school. The award-winning actress will be speaking at Bethune Community School in Minneapolis.

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