MDE Survey Finds 64% Of Minnesota Parents Feel Comfortable Sending Their Students Back To School This FallA majority of Minnesota parents say they feel comfortable sending their students back to school this fall, according to a survey from the Minnesota Department of Education.
Education Report: Achievement Gaps Persist, Graduation Rate Sets RecordDepartment of Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker called the State of Our Students report 'promising.'
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%.
Minn. Graduation Rates Reach 'Historic' Levels; Achievement Gap ReducedThe Minnesota Department of Education says more seniors graduated from high school in 2018 than ever before.
WCCO-Education MN Exclusive Survey: Educators Shell Out Hundreds For Own SuppliesIn a new, exclusive WCCO-Education Minnesota survey, we learned some educators shell out up to $1,000 of their own money on school supplies every year.
One-Quarter Of Minn. Schools Earn Low Marks In Annual ReviewThe annual performance report card is out for Minnesota public schools, and it is raising some eyebrows.
Family Alleges Bullying Led To Teen's SuicideA Taylors Falls mother is mourning the loss of her teenage son, who she says he killed himself after kids repeatedly bullied him at school.
Why Is This St. Paul Teacher Being Denied A Teaching License? A Twin Cities man says his plight to get a teaching license -- after being a teacher for three years already -- only underscores the need for a change.
Minnesota's Proposed 'Transgender Tool Kit' For Students Causes A StirThe debate over how schools should handle transgender students got heated Wednesday afternoon.
Police: St. Thomas Academy Staffer Sent Inappropriate Texts To Multiple StudentsAn investigation is underway at St. Thomas Academy after a former faculty member was fired. The headmaster sent a letter to parents Monday night informing them that the employee had been fired, and a police investigation is underway.
State Struggles To Attract, Retain Qualified TeachersFewer young people are choosing the teaching profession -- and for many of those who do, they don't last.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: 5 Tips For Getting Your Child Ready For KindergartenGet your little one ready for the big day!
Bloomington Schools Gets $20K Grant To Support Homeless StudentsBloomington Public Schools has received a $20,000 grant to support services for homeless and mobile students in the district.
Good Question: How Much Do We Spend On Students?How much do we spend on students? And where does all that money go? Good Questions.
Minnesota AG Sues Florida Student Loan Forgiveness CompanyThe growing problem of student debt, coupled with a tight job picture, is giving rise to an industry aimed at helping customers deal with debt repayment. But it is also the reason the Minnesota Attorney General is suing a Florida company, claiming it is misleading customers into thinking it will eliminate their student debt.