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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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Lino Lakes Teacher Using ‘Horse Powered Reading’

Students having problems with reading now have a new, very unique classroom as an option: Horse powered reading.

04/25/2012

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More Mpls. Students Using Metro Transit In Pilot Program

High school students in the Minneapolis public system won’t be hopping on those iconic yellow school buses for much longer. The district is phasing that traditional transportation out.

04/23/2012

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Students Help Build Energy-Efficient, Affordable Home

On the corner of Bluebird Street and Andover Boulevard in Andover sits a new home awaiting a new family.

03/26/2012

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MN Senate Committee Votes To Change Legislative Immunity

A Minnesota Senate Committee voted Thursday to change a law that’s been in effect for more than 150 years, and it’s one you might not have heard about: It gives lawmakers immunity from arrest during the legislative session.

03/22/2012

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Mankato Students Back In Class After Bomb Threat

Students at East High in Mankato, Minn. were evacuated briefly after a bomb threat was found on the floor of one of the school’s restrooms. The students have since returned to class.

03/05/2012

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Memorial, Vigil Held For 4 NDSU Students Killed In Crash

A North Dakota State University community joined together Thursday night to remember four classmates killed in a crash.

02/23/2012

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Education: States Should Do More To Reach Students

In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students.

01/31/2012

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St. Paul Residents Take To The Streets In MLK March

In honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King’s birthday each year, there is always a celebration rally and march in St. Paul.

01/16/2012

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MN College Students Escape Hostel Fire In Brussels

A group of college students from Minnesota escaped a youth hostel in Belgium after it went up in flames.

01/12/2012

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More Minn. High Schoolers Try For College Credit

A new study finds a surge in the number of Minnesota high school students who took classes worth college credit.

01/09/2012

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Metro Students Introduced To Cross County Skiing

The Nordic Ski Foundation brought their program into metro middle schools, offering a chance for students something new. For some, it’s more than new, it’s unknown.

01/06/2012

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