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.
It's Back-To-School For More Than 800,000 Minn. StudentsIt's a big day for students across the state with many starting a new school year. More than 837,000 students head back to class this week.
Local Nonprofit Hosts Backpack Drive For Mpls. StudentsParents spent an average of $100 per student on school supplies last year. Many families in one Minneapolis neighborhood can't afford that.
5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School SchedulesKids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
More Students Turning To Crowdfunding For TuitionWith the cost of tuition rising every year, crowd fundraising site GoFundMe reports more people are turning to the internet to ask for help. The College Board estimates the average college student graduates with $30,000 in loans.
Private School Helps Mpls. Public School Students Aim For GraduationFifty-nine percent of Minneapolis public school students graduate from high school, a number that is slowly increasing. But there is a program students can attend in the summer that will up those chances to 99 percent.
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