When school closes, many children find themselves dealing with a difficult problem — the loss of a nutritious meal each day. That’s because they may not be able to get one at home. That’s why there are programs like the Summer Food Service run by the Minnesota Department of Education.
In the wake of the gravel slide incident that rocked Peter Hobart Elementary School, many Minnesotans are looking for a way to help the students and their families, including parents of classmates. One of those parents also happens to own a cheesecake shop, with plenty of room for donations.
Parents ran into a St. Louis Park elementary school “sick and heartbroken” Wednesday following a gravel slide that authorities say left one fourth-grader dead, two others injured and one missing.
Nearly 50 elementary school students are sick following a trip to YMCA Camp Pepin earlier this week, officials say. Farmington Schools Superintendent Jay Haugen said a group of fifth graders from Akin Road Elementary brought the illness – which is reportedly acting like a norovirus – with them to the camp earlier this week.
Students from Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet School today watched “42,” the story of Jackie Robinson.
A north Minneapolis non-profit center that teaches youth life through art is producing some surprising results.
Dozens of Minnesota school districts are in the midst of MCA standardized testing, one of the most stressful weeks of the year for students.
Next Sunday, Bon Jovi will be rocking the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
March 22, 2007 was the day that Tubby Smith made the move from Kentucky to Minnesota. He felt the love right away. But six years later, Tubby is gone. And Gopher fans aren’t really sure what to make of his time here.
A family who has fought for years to protect vulnerable children says a story WCCO first shared this week means more needs to be done.
A St. Paul charter school has been busy campaigning to get Lady Gaga to visit and experience their anti-bullying message.
Regardless of taste in music, age or ability, you can find guitar lessons that fit your needs.
In just its second year, the Minnesota School of Science charter school in north Minneapolis is raising the bar.
The Minnesota Twins are loading onto their buses this week for the annual winter caravan, crisscrossing Twins Territory to visit 50 communities.
Children in the Twin Cities are trying to lift the spirits of the survivors at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
A former substitute teacher at a Bloomington elementary school is in jail after allegedly yanking a group of students out of class, cursing at them and then trying to talk with one victim while an investigation was ongoing.
An infectious disease specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health says an increasing number of schools across the state are reporting flu-like illnesses.
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.
Students at White Bear Lake Area High School got a hands-on lesson in their ‘Earth-Space Science’ class Thursday.
One of the two Minnesotans named Sunday as Rhodes Scholars wants to become a doctor dealing with global health issues. The other wants to help develop computer technology to harness the power of a patient’s mind to control artificial limbs.
St. Paul High School students are helping out with the election on Tuesday. Students from Johnson High will be serving as election judges.
A “Call Me Maybe” parody inviting Adrian Peterson to a school in Rosemount has more than 280,000 hits on YouTube. But today, it got results.
New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.
The University of Minnesota is reminding students and pedestrians to take precautions while walking late at night after three people – two of them students – were robbed over the weekend.
One of the most contentious issues on the ballot in Minnesota this year is the Voter ID Amendment, which would require a government-issued ID to vote.