Guthrie Giving Some MPS Students Free 'Pericles' TicketsThe Guthrie Theater plans to provide free tickets to a production of Shakespeare's "Pericles" to some Minneapolis students. The Guthrie will provide free matinee tickets to 2,109 ninth-grade language arts students from nine schools in the Minneapolis School District.
Get Movin' Monday: Healthy & Tasty Lunches For Your KidsLooking for some new suggestions or maybe even a different snack for the kids to try? This Monday morning we are celebrating the new school year with some new ideas on the old brown bag lunch.
It's Back-To-School For More Than 800,000 Minn. StudentsIt's a big day for students across the state with many starting a new school year. More than 837,000 students head back to class this week.
Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School JittersOvercoming first day jitters -- whether for kindergarten or a new school -- all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
California Legislature Passes Strict School Vaccine BillCalifornia lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
WCCO's Ashley Roberts Pulls Double Duty As A CustodianScrubbing, sweeping and mopping: It's all in a day's work for school custodians. WCCO's Ashley Roberts is pulling double duty this Mid-Morning and she jokes, if things don't work out for her in the TV world, she has a job waiting at Highland Senior High School.
Sarah Jessica Parker In Mpls. To Speak At Community SchoolSarah Jessica Parker is in Minnesota Monday to make a special visit at a local school. The award-winning actress will be speaking at Bethune Community School in Minneapolis.
Commissioner OKs 4-Day Week For 5 Minnesota School DistrictsSix Minnesota school districts will be allowed to continue a four-day school week next year. Department of Education Commissioner Brenda Casselius this week approved requests from five requests to continue a shortened week through the next school year.
Law Enforcement Pushing For $150M Annually For PreschoolMore than 100 law enforcement leaders across Minnesota are asking lawmakers for a minimum of $150 million a year for preschool programs.
Washburn High School Open After Threat Deemed Not CredibleOfficials at Washburn High School in Minneapolis say classes will go on as usual Thursday after a threat was made and police determined it was not credible.
West Fargo 6th-Graders Build App To Help Class Start On TimeAn app made by a group of West Fargo sixth graders may not have won a national competition, but it likely will go a long way toward ensuring that classes at their school start on time.
Mpls. Schools Cancel Classes Ahead Of Wednesday's ColdAhead of Wednesday's forecasted cold, schools across Minnesota are telling students and parents that classes will be delayed or canceled. Minneapolis Public Schools announced Tuesday that classes and activities are canceled Wednesday.
Subzero Temps Make For Rough StartThe bone-chilling cold Minnesotans woke up to Monday had drivers kicking cars that wouldn't start and parents in the metro bundling kids up for the bus stop.
4 Things To Do: Winter Break Fun For KidsPublic schools across the Twin Cities are giving students a full two weeks off over winter break. Are you looking for some fun activities to try this winter vacation?
Good Question: Can You Borrow Too Much Money For Your Education?A new report out by the Project for Student Debt finds 70 percent of Minnesota college students graduate with some sort of student debt. On average, they owe $30,894, which puts Minnesota as the 5th highest in the country for student debt.