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Want Your School At ‘We Day’? Get Involved Now

If you would like your school to get involved in We Day, now is the time. We Day Minnesota will bring together 18,000 young people and some big-name celebrities in October to celebrate the power to create a positive change locally and globally.

05/13/2013

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Minn. House Passes Anti-Bullying Bill

The Minnesota House has passed a bill requiring all public school districts to create policies aimed at reducing bullying. The bill passed Monday by a vote of 72-57. It was introduced after a rash of high-profile bullying incidents in school districts across the state.

05/06/2013

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Minnetonka Students Earn Tickets To ‘We Day Minnesota’

Students at Minnetonka High School are earning their way to the star-studded We Day Minnesota event coming up this October, and they’re doing it one sandwich at a time.

05/06/2013

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Some Schoolchildren Get Rare May Snow Day

Schoolchildren in Minnesota and Wisconsin got a rare May snow day Thursday as a storm dropped up to 16 inches of sticky snow across a beleaguered region that was just starting to enjoy spring.

05/02/2013

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Computer Glitches Derail School Tests In 3 States

School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and determine teachers’ pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators’ computer systems.

05/01/2013

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Minnesota House Passes Education Budget

Every school district in Minnesota would get state funding for all-day kindergarten under an education finance bill that was approved late Tuesday by the state House.

04/23/2013

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Senate Dems Seek Boost For Early Education

Senate Democrats are looking to help Minnesota’s youngest students with their budget choices on education.

04/11/2013

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Scores Of Minnesota Schools Cancel Classes

Treacherous driving conditions have led scores of schools and school districts to cancel classes for the day across the southern half of Minnesota.

04/11/2013

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Boost For Early Education In Minn. House Budget

Minnesota schools would receive state funding for all-day kindergarten and an extra $200 per pupil on average in House Democrats’ plans for education spending.

04/09/2013

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Rural Minn. School Districts Worry About Snow Days

Many rural Minnesota school districts were forced to cancel several days of classes because of the tough winter. Now administrators are worried those closures will come back to haunt them as they prepare for this spring’s round of high-stakes achievement tests.

04/09/2013

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Minn. House Democrats To Release K-12 Priorities

Minnesota House Democrats are planning to reveal their spending priorities for Minnesota’s public schools.

04/09/2013

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Racino Bill Aims To Solve Stadium Funding Woes

Funding for the Viking stadium has come up short at the Capitol in the past, but racino supporters say lawmakers can’t ignore it any longer.

04/08/2013

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Walk-Out Expected At Washburn H.S. Monday

Some Minneapolis high school students could be planning to walk out of school Monday to show their support for a faculty member who may be about to be fired.

04/08/2013

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On School IOUs, Dayton Says Waiting Is Fine By Him

Gov. Mark Dayton is willing to wait rather than take action to quickly deliver $800 million in back pay to Minnesota schools.

03/19/2013

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Dayton Administration Aims For Higher Grad Rates

The administration of Gov. Mark Dayton is vowing to shrink the number of Minnesota students who don’t graduate from high school.

03/13/2013

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