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Researcher: Open Enrollment Needs To Be Reassessed

Last year Ania Ritter moved her first and third graders from a Minneapolis school to one in Bloomington. She said her neighborhood schools just aren’t meeting her kids’ academic needs.

01/11/2013

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Honoring 8-Year-Old Hockey Player Taken Too Soon

As the youngest of four brothers, Quinn Kirsch had to be energetic. But early in life, that was a struggle.

01/09/2013

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Authorities ID Man Who Died After Crashing Into St. Cloud School

A man who suffered a medical emergency, crashed into a St. Cloud school and died has been identified.

01/09/2013

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SUV Crashes Into St. Cloud School

A driver of an SUV apparently suffered a medical emergency, swerved off the road and struck St. Katharine/Drexel School in St. Cloud on Friday afternoon.

01/04/2013

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NRA: ‘Put Armed Police Officers In Every Single School’

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobbying group responded for the first time Friday since the elementary school massacre in Connecticut a week ago.

12/21/2012

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12-Year-Old Girl Saves Bus After Driver Passes Out

A 12-year-old’s quick thinking likely helped save a bus full of children when the driver blacked out.

12/19/2012

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Firearm Found Inside Mpls. School Staff Member’s Locker

A Seward Montessori Elementary School staff member has been placed on leave after authorities discovered a handgun inside her locker Wednesday, according to a school official.

12/19/2012

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Rush City Student Arrested, Accused Of Making Threats

A student at Rush City High School in Chisago County is accused of making threats to bomb or “shoot up” his school.

12/18/2012

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Univ. Of St. Thomas Student Found Dead In Dorm

A 22-year-old junior from Nebraska has been found dead in his dorm room at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. No foul play is suspected.

12/08/2012

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Student Writing Centers Buttress Skills Corroded By Social Media

National studies show our kids are flunking when it comes to a basic skill — being able to write.

11/29/2012

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Jordan Schools Hire Chef To Make Tasty Healthy Dishes

New federal guidelines are changing school lunch menus to reduce calories and include more vegetables. But a lot of kids don’t like it. Some even boycotted school lunches. So, administrators in the Jordan school district got the message. They hired a chef to create healthy dishes kids will like.

11/26/2012

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Mpls. Teacher Collapses, Dies In Front Of Students

Students at a Minneapolis school witness their teacher collapse and die in her classroom on Tuesday. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, 40-year-old Lori Blomme was a teacher at Menlo Park Academy in northeast Minneapolis.

11/01/2012

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More Schools Not Celebrating Halloween

More and more schools are doing away with the candy and costumes. Many have policies in place, out of respect to students who don’t celebrate Halloween. The plan is rather controversial because Halloween isn’t typically thought of as a religious holiday.

10/30/2012

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Report: Teen Student Shoots Self At N.D. School

Classes were canceled Thursday morning after a teenage student shot himself in class in a town just south of Wahpeton, N.D. According to a report from KXIB-TV in Fargo, the incident happened at about 8:30 a.m. at a K-12 school in Fairmount, N.D.

10/11/2012

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Cops: Bomb Threat Leads To School Evacuation In NE Mpls

A charter school was evacuated in Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon when a bomb squad responded to a suspicious package report on 1534 6th St. Northeast.

10/03/2012

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