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.
WCCO-Education MN Exclusive Survey: More Than 80 Percent Of Teachers Buy Clothes, Food For StudentsOf the educators who participated in the survey, 82 percent said they spend money on things that aren’t often considered school supplies, like clothes and food for students who show up empty handed.
School Safety Grant Gets 1,265 ApplicantsThe applications combined ask for $259 million to improve school safety, more than 10 times the available funds.
Thousands Of Twin Cities Students Return To SchoolTuesday marked the first day of school for thousands of students across the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Test Scores Show No Improvement In Math, ReadingPerformance gaps slightly improved but remain stark with a 35 percentage point gap between white and black students in reading and a 38 percentage point difference in math.
New St. Thomas College Aims At High-Achieving, Low-Income StudentsIt offers a two-year associate’s degree aimed to make higher education more accessible to students who otherwise wouldn’t pursue it.