Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Farmington H.S. Students Could Face Charges After Homecoming PrankTo some members of Farmington High School's Class of 2015, what happened during homecoming week was only a prank. But police and prosecutors aren't laughing -- and some students could face criminal charges. Farmington Police Chief Brian Lindquist says over the years they've seen wars between the senior class and juniors during homecoming, but never anything like this.
Expert Sounds Off On Rash Of Sex Assaults By Authority FiguresSexual assault charges against a high school tennis coach are the latest in a long line of cases were coaches have been accused of having sex with young teens. Charges were filed Monday against Daniel Hubbard-Wilson, a coach at the all-girls Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
ACT Testing To Be Given To All Minn. High School JuniorsA big change is coming to the way Minnesota’s high school seniors are measured for their proficiency in learning. That's because the 2013 state legislature decided to scrap the longtime requirement for GRAD testing to measure competency in key areas as a condition of graduation.
Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A DifferenceWith their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Jashon Cornell Ready For Final High School Season In The SpotlightIf you want a measure of just how much attention Jashon Cornell is garnering in football circles, just ask his mail carrier. "Like one time," Cornell recalled, "I got like 300 letters from Missouri in one day." A lot of high school football players get recruited. Not many get recruited like Cornell.
Health Department To Reveal Number Of Sports-Related Concussions While the Shakopee Sabres football team works out behind the school, trainer Christy Hager is inside the school building treating players who get bumps and bruises.
Public Weighs In On Changing St. Paul School Starting TimesSt. Paul Public Schools is considering a later start time for high school and middle school students. "Studies have been shown that they have different sleep patterns than smaller children and adults and they are better performers later on in the day," Creative Arts High School teacher Lora Healam said.
Back To School Study Tips For TeensHelp your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.
High School Baseball Will Miss Midway StadiumThe construction of the new Saints Stadium means Midway Stadium will be gone after this season. While Midway may not be up to code for Minor League play, as Mike Max reports, it's still a field of dreams to a high school player.
Tougher H.S. Hockey Rules For Checking, BoardingTougher rules are coming to high school hockey due, in part, to an accident that paralyzed a Minnesota player. The National Federation of State High School Associations has moved to increase the penalty time for checking from behind and boarding.
Mounds View's Sam Hentges Among Best Baseball Players In MNMounds View's Sam Hentges is considered one of the best high school baseball players in the state. He carries a 6-foot-7-inch frame, can pitch, hit and uses his size to make an impact.
Adapted Bowling Is Growing In Popularity, And It’s Not Hard To See Why For high schoolers with cognitive or physical impairments, adapted sports make it possible to participate. And adapted bowling is one of the most popular.
‘Right Track’ Links High Schoolers To Big St. Paul Summer JobsMany say a summer job is a jumpstart to success. That's why the U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is coming to St. Paul Friday. He's getting a look at a program that the city launched to help high school students get work experience. It's called Right Track, a partnership between the city, the school district and businesses.