Mpls. Students Stage Walkout Over ICE Raids, DeportationsHundreds of students in Minneapolis staged a walkout Wednesday to protest raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials that threaten to split up families.
Minnesota Lawmakers Say Student Information Needs ProtectionLawmakers and data privacy advocates say the digital age means students' private information needs protecting. A group of legislators announced their plans Wednesday to push measures this year protecting data on school-issued iPads and laptops.
First Graders Aim To Cheer Up Vikings Kicker WalshThat final play on Sunday has been a tough pill for Minnesota Vikings fans to swallow. Kicker Blair Walsh missed a 27-yard field goal with just seconds remaining.
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.
Number Of Int'l Students In MN Up 60 Percent Since 2007The number of international students studying at Minnesota colleges and universities is on the rise. Nearly 14,500 students from abroad have come to Minnesota to study. That's about 60 percent more than in 2007.
University Of Minnesota Students To Present Dazzling Light ShowMore than 200,000 LED lights will be part of a spectacular light show put on this weekend by the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering. The display is synchronized to music for a 360-degree sensory outdoor experience.
Minnesota Students' Math, Reading Scores StallThe latest national figures show Minnesota students' performance in math and reading this year was mostly stagnant or declined from 2013. The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress released Wednesday say Minnesota fourth-graders' scores in math and reading dropped from record highs in 2013.
Minnesota Ranked 5th In Nation For Student Loan DebtMinnesota has made another list, but it is not a good one to be on if you are heading to college. A new study from the Institute for College Access and Success says Minnesota ranks fifth on the list of the states with the highest student debt.
4 Things To Know: Students Feel Bored, Funeral For Fallen OfficerThese are the four stories from Friday, Oct. 23 you need to know about. They include a study about students' head space during class, and a big holiday shopping announcement from Best Buy.
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.
St. Cloud Police Warn Of Phone Scam Targeting Int’l StudentsPolice in St. Cloud are warning the public about a phone scam that seems to be targeting international students.
'Recess Coaches' Help Students Fully Enjoy Break TimeSo much has changed since most of us were in elementary school. Not just in the classroom, but also at recess. A national non-profit called Playworks started training "recess coaches" in Minnesota five years ago. These coaches lead children in organized activities during free time outside. Recess coaches are now in several public schools across the Twin Cities.