‘Minds Matter’ Helps Steer Students To College When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. "We're trying to show them that there's a lot that the world has to offer, and there's a lot they can achieve," Miller said.
Math, Science Enthusiasts Heading To 'U'Opportunities to get children excited about two of the big subjects in school don't come around every day. That's why you may want to take them to the University of Minnesota this Saturday for the U's Math and Science Family Fun Fair.
MN Teacher Conference Focuses On Mental Illness, Behavior IssuesMany students are starting a long weekend tonight. That's because most schools are closed Thursday and Friday for an annual statewide teachers' conference.
History + March Madness = 'Favorite Class'March Madness -- it's the time of year when basketball is on the brain. But in Josh Hoekstra's history class at Rosemount High School there's a different type of March Madness taking place.
GRAMMY Camp 2012 To Be Held In Los Angeles, New York and NashvilleThe GRAMMY Foundation recently announced that GRAMMY Camp, its signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students, will take place in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York this summer.
New Program Provides Free, Low-Cost Activities For KidsSt. Paul announced a new program on Thursday to give kids more opportunities for learning and fun outside of school.