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Laura Avery

Charges: Teacher Swore At, Maliciously Punished Students

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.

12/20/2012

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Reports Of Flu-Like Sickness Jump At Minn. Schools

An infectious disease specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health says an increasing number of schools across the state are reporting flu-like illnesses.

12/19/2012

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Farmington Schools Providing iPads For All Students, Teachers

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.

12/13/2012

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Student Weather Balloon Takes Flight Over White Bear Lake

Students at White Bear Lake Area High School got a hands-on lesson in their ‘Earth-Space Science’ class Thursday.

12/06/2012

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2 Minnesotans Named Rhodes Scholars

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.

11/18/2012

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High School Students To Volunteer At Polling Places

St. Paul High School students are helping out with the election on Tuesday. Students from Johnson High will be serving as election judges.

11/05/2012

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AP Surprises Students To Thank Them For YouTube Video

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.

10/30/2012

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‘U Of M’ Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health Cases

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.

10/29/2012

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3 Robberies Over Weekend Near ‘U Of M’

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.

10/24/2012

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College Students Rally, Oppose Voter ID Amendment

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.

10/23/2012

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Chicago Teachers Vote To Return To Classroom

The city’s teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines, ending a spiteful stalemate with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that put teacher evaluations and job security at the center of a national debate about the future of public education.

09/18/2012

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Coach Kill Drums Up Support Giving Away 1 Ticket At A Time

These days, Minnesota Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill isn’t just looking to recruit players, he’s recruiting students — enough to fill the 10,000 seats in the student section, which has proven to be a tough task to tackle.

09/07/2012

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Metro Students Greeted On Day 1 With Healthier Lunches

Metro students returning to school today found some new healthier options in the cafeteria. New federal guidelines kicked in on Tuesday, which means smaller portions and more fruits and vegetables.

09/04/2012

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Back To School: Last-Minute Scramble For Supplies

By now, their bags are packed and ready to go. On Tuesday, school starts for most of the kids across the state. But that doesn’t necessarily mean all of their back-to-school supplies are purchased.

09/03/2012

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U Of M Freshman Take Field Trip During Welcome Week

It’s Welcome Week on the University of Minnesota campus, but the freshmen class is already taking a bit of a field trip.

09/02/2012

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6,000 College Kids Shop Privately At Target

University of Minnesota freshmen had a bonding experience last night at Target. Target gave 6,000 students a private shopping experience after its Roseville store had closed.

08/30/2012

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Spike In Kindergarten Students Hits Mpls. Schools

It’s a big day for a few thousand 5- and 6-year-olds in Minneapolis. Today is the first day of school for kindergarteners. All of the other students in the district started earlier this week.

08/29/2012

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Bethel Students Play ‘Do Good’ Bingo At MN State Fair

It’s kind of a unique way to play bingo, but about 100 new students at Bethel University are spending the day at the fair, playing the game, with a mission.

08/26/2012

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Teachers Become Students To Learn Technology Integration

It may be summer break, but some teachers were back in the classroom Tuesday. This time, they were the students — learning how to best integrate technology into their lesson plans.

07/31/2012

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Good Question: Are Home-Schooled Students Better Off?

One of the standouts in this year’s National Spelling Bee was home-schooled 6-year-old Lori Anne Madison.

05/31/2012

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2 Students Robbed On ‘U’ Campus

Police are investigating after two University of Minnesota students were allegedly robbed at gunpoint off-campus early Sunday morning.

05/15/2012

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Middle School Students Connect With Astronaut

Some middle school students in St. Paul will have a unique opportunity to connect with an astronaut in space on Monday.

05/06/2012

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Proposal Would Hike U Of M Tuition 3.5 to 4 Percent

Tuition at the University of Minnesota would rise 3.5 percent, or $410, for in-state residents under the first budget proposed by new President Eric Kaler.

05/05/2012

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Thousands Leaving College With Degree, Mounds Of Debt

Finals are around the corner for many college students across the state. In addition to studying for their education, they’re worried about paying for it.

04/30/2012

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Good Question: How Did Prom Become A H.S. Tradition?

It is the time of year you see high school kids with flowy dresses, corsages, tuxedoes and boutonnieres. It is prom season. But why do high schools even have a prom and what is the history of this rite of passage? Good Question.

04/26/2012

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