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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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MN Students’ Proficiency Holds Steady, Slightly Up

Minnesota students’ performance on standardized proficiency tests held steady or slightly improved this year. The tests measure students’ ability to meet reading, math and science benchmarks.

08/26/2014

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Minnesota Math, Reading Scores Mostly Edge Upward

A nice report card was released for Minnesota students Wednesday — especially in math.

08/01/2012

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Report: Some MN High School Students Graduated Without Waiver

A new report claims thousands of new Minnesota high school graduates may not have necessarily earned their diplomas.

07/23/2012

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‘U’ Freshman Class Posts Highest ACT Scores

The freshman class at the University of Minnesota’s flagship Twin Cities campus arrived with the highest-ever average ACT scores and the highest number of National Merit Scholars.

10/14/2011

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Reading, 11th Grade Math Up On Minn. MCAs

Minnesota students showed some progress in reading on the state’s standardized tests and 11th graders did even better on the math portion, but over half still weren’t considered proficient, the Minnesota Department of Education reported Wednesday.

09/14/2011

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