While state and federal politicians consider changes to gun laws, a group of Minnesota lawmakers want to improve mental health care in schools.
House Democratic and Republican leaders have come to early agreement on the state budget: Both want the final product to repay IOUs to Minnesota schools faster than Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed.
Some schools in Minnesota plan to close or open late as the coldest air of the winter settles in.
The first batch of bills in the Minnesota House will attempt to whittle away at state IOUs to schools, give more property taxpayers rebates, install a health care insurance exchange and prop up investment grant programs.
Next year’s big debate over how to reshape the Minnesota tax system will include a serious discussion about school reliance on property tax levies.
Apple’s tablet will soon be an everyday necessity for students in Farmington schools. By the end of the school year, the district will provide an iPad2 or iPad Mini to all of its 7,330 students and their teachers.
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Supporters of a Minnesota constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are airing a new TV ad that says legalizing gay marriage could expose schoolchildren to teaching about same-sex relationships even if their parents oppose them.
The first day of school is fun for some and daunting for others. When fears and anxiety get in the way of learning, Eden Prairie schools have extra people to help.
It’s an exciting day for hundreds of thousands of kids across Minnesota as many of them head back to school for the first time since the beginning of summer. Tuesday also marks the first day for many students here in the Twin Cities.
A new system for measuring Minnesota schools is offering hope of closing the achievement gap. After getting a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law, Minnesota established its own system for rating schools.
It’s a big day for a few thousand 5- and 6-year-olds in Minneapolis. Today is the first day of school for kindergarteners. All of the other students in the district started earlier this week.
A new plan that essentially Minneapolis’ North High School in two is part of the lesson plan for success. A dwindling enrollment and low grades nearly forced the high school to close last year.
A task force is urging Minnesota lawmakers to toughen up a state law against bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.