Gov. Tim Walz Signs $20 Billion Education Budget BillWalz, a former teacher, says he is "proud to sign this bill to increase our investment in Minnesota's children and improve our schools."
Southwest High School Principal Michael Favor ResignsAfter less than a year at Southwest High School, Principal Michael Favor announced his resignation Friday. He will complete the school year at Southwest before beginning work at Roseville Area Schools as assistant superintendent.
Retirement, Loans, Bills: Rosemount Math Class Stresses Real-Life Financial NeedsFrom bills to debt to 401(k) accounts, you might be hard-pressed to find a more engaged pre-calculus class than Dan Bungert's.
83% Of Minnesota H.S. Seniors Graduated In 2018Education officials say the statewide goal for 2020 is that 90% of students graduate within four years, with no student group below 85%.
Minnesota Special Olympics Say They Have To Fight Annually For FundingLawmakers have rejected the Trump administration's previous efforts, increasing the Education Department budget instead, even when Republicans controlled both the Senate and House.
Report: Minneapolis Launching Program To Provide Stability To Hundreds Of Homeless StudentsMinneapolis is reportedly launching a pilot program to help hundreds of homeless students by providing rental assistance and access to social services in the hopes that the improved stability at home will lead to better success in the classroom.
Senate Republicans Revive Private School Scholarships PlanSenate Taxes Chairman Roger Chamberlain is making another run at passing the proposal, which was dropped in 2017 amid a veto threat by then-Gov. Mark Dayton.
Students Skip School To Demand Tough Action On Climate ChangeFrom the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by social media and word of mouth skipped class Friday to protest what they believe are their governments' failure to take tough action against global warming.
Groups Fight To Fund School BreakfastsThe groups say one in eight Minnesota children experience hunger on any given day. That figure includes college students.
'U' President Kaler Makes Last Pitch For Funding HikeEric Kaler appeared at the state Capitol on Wednesday to outline the university's request for a funding increase of almost 7 percent over the next two-year budget cycle.
Audit Finds $2.1M In Improper Iowa School District SpendingThe audit report released Friday says more than $1.3 million was salary to 66 employees that exceeded the authorized pay and increases approved by the school board.