After spending 7,224 days teaching students at John Metcalf Junior High School in Burnsville – that’s 42 years – the district’s longest-serving teacher is calling it a career.
Minnesota lawmakers have been meeting in St. Paul for just over two months, and are likely to wrap up the 2012 session in a month or less. Though legislators are nearly done, there’s not a lot of final product to show.
Minnesota legislators sought Tuesday to compel greater disclosure of public employee severance packages in the wake of a secretive $255,000 payout to a Burnsville administrator.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that requires teachers to pass a skills test in order to get a Minnesota license.
A successful college student blames a testing company for keeping him from his dream of becoming a teacher.
The Minnesota House has unanimously passed a bill that would require teachers to pass a basic skills test before getting a teacher’s license.
For the children born on Sept. 11, 2001, the decade has not shown them changes in America. Rather, they have always known things to be as they are — but for others, the scars linger.
If some lawmakers have their way, a teacher’s future could depend on how well their students grade-out.
Minnesota schools could soon get an infusion of new young teachers who reach the classroom without attending the state’s traditional teaching colleges as part of an alternate licensing proposal moving through the Legislature.
Legislation to create new pathways into the teaching profession has passed the Minnesota Senate.
With many high school seniors around the state struggling to pass state standardized tests, what are some ways to enhance the quality of education? Esme asks that to Ryan Vernosh. Vernosh, Minnesota’s 2010 Teacher of […]