Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill Plan With $488M For Higher EducationGov. Tim Walz revealed Monday the fourth pillar of his agenda for the bonding bill, announcing that he wants $488 million for investments in higher education.
Ramsey County Scraps Late Fees For Children’s BooksRamsey County libraries are starting off 2020 by eliminating late fees for children’s books and other materials.
2 Prominent Minnesota Leaders Propose Constitutional Amendment To Tackle Achievement GapsTwo Minnesota leaders have an idea to close the state’s persistent and numerous achievement gaps in education.
Minnesota School Districts Considering 'Online Snow Days'With snow in the forecast, school districts are thinking about snow days in the months ahead. Some districts are already turning to online learning when schools are closed.
Police Apprehend Graffiti Suspect At Edina Elementary SchoolA swastika and "other offensive graffiti" was removed from Concord Elementary School over the weekend, Edina Public Schools said in a statement to families. A coat of fresh paint now covers the graffiti on the playground shed, a post in a Facebook group affiliated with the area said.
Homework Stressing Your Family Out? Here Are Tips To Make It A Smoother RideLaura Davis with College Nannies has tips to make homework less stressful for the whole family.
Minnesota's Collective ACT Scores Are Tops In The U.S.Minnesota students outperformed their peers in neighboring states with similar levels of test participation; the average score in Wisconsin was 20.3, and North Dakota was 19.9.
Survey: Nearly 1/4 Of MN Students Struggle With Mental HealthFewer kids feel engaged in the classroom, believe their school provides a supportive place for learning, report good health, or feel safe. That's according to a new Minnesota Student Survey, a voluntary, anonymous questionnaire given to fifth through 11th grade students every three years.
How Much Homework Is Too Much?The start of the school year means your kids may soon be groaning about homework again.
Spotting The Signs Of Dyslexia In ChildrenWith the new school year just around the corner, Liz Collin sat down with Dr. Elizabeth Schnobrich to talk about dyslexia in students (4:00). WCCO 4 News at 10 -- Sept. 1, 2019
Minnesota State College System To Raise Tuition By 3%Minnesota State officials had vowed to freeze tuition again if the Legislature granted $246 million more for the biennium -- but the system received only a third of that amount.
Proposed Wisconsin City Ordinance To Fine Parents Of BulliesA Wisconsin city is considering an ordinance that would impose fines on the parents of young bullies. The Wisconsin Rapids Tribune reports that the proposed ordinance comes after a social media post went viral showing notes other children sent to a seventh-grade student of Wisconsin Rapids Area Middle School urging her to kill herself.
Holy Angels Student Graduates With Perfect Attendance From K-12Academy of Holy Angels graduate Maggie Arms received a ribbon for perfect attendance back in kindergarten. But her award-worthy efforts didn't end there.
Iowa: Council Bluffs Schools To Offer All Students Free MealsAll students in the Council Bluffs school district will receive free meals beginning this fall. Lisa Stewart, director of nutrition services for the district, told the board of education this week that the entire school district now qualifies for Community Eligibility Provision, a federal program that allows students to eat free breakfast and lunch.
Minnesota Honors Bilingual Graduates With Biliteracy SealMany bilingual high school graduates in Minnesota will be crossing commencement stages this spring with a distinction honoring their proficiency in another language beyond English.