St. Thomas To Waive Standardized Test RequirementsMoving forward, the University of St. Thomas is implementing a "test optional policy." That means students hoping to attend the school can choose whether or not to submit their ACT or SAT scores.
Final Run This Week For Current Version Of The SATThe current version of the SAT college entrance exam has its final run this weekend, when hundreds of thousands of students nationwide will sit, squirm or stress through the nearly four-hour reading, writing and math test. A new revamped version debuts in March.
Parents Rally Against Stillwater School ClosingsSome parents in the Stillwater Area School District are trying to stop a proposal that would close three elementary schools. The district is planning to shut down the schools beginning in 2017. Officials say the schools are no longer efficient to operate because of their low enrollment.
4 Things To Know For Oct. 25, 2015 Here’s a look at what you need to know for Sunday, Oct. 25.
'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
MN Students' Proficiency Holds Steady, Slightly UpMinnesota students' performance on standardized proficiency tests held steady or slightly improved this year. The tests measure students' ability to meet reading, math and science benchmarks.
Minnesota Math, Reading Scores Mostly Edge Upward A nice report card was released for Minnesota students Wednesday -- especially in math.
Report: Some MN High School Students Graduated Without WaiverA new report claims thousands of new Minnesota high school graduates may not have necessarily earned their diplomas.
'U' Freshman Class Posts Highest ACT ScoresThe freshman class at the University of Minnesota's flagship Twin Cities campus arrived with the highest-ever average ACT scores and the highest number of National Merit Scholars.
Reading, 11th Grade Math Up On Minn. MCAsMinnesota students showed some progress in reading on the state's standardized tests and 11th graders did even better on the math portion, but over half still weren't considered proficient, the Minnesota Department of Education reported Wednesday.