Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Valedictorian Claims High School Censored Graduation SpeechAn Illinois high school valedictorian has hired a lawyer after claiming school officials demanded he remove all religious references from his graduation speech.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
Bus Driver Turns Into Hairdresser For Girl Who Lost Her MotherA Utah school bus driver has taken on a second job of sorts after one student who lost her mother asked the driver for help.
School Tells Students They Can't Say No When Asked To DanceSixth-graders at Kanesville Elementary School have been told by school officials that they can't refuse a request to dance from one of their classmates
5th Graders Run White Bear Lake RestaurantYou never want too many cooks in the kitchen -- especially if they are just 10 or 11 years old. But Donatelli's Italian Restaurant in White Bear Lake continued a tradition Tuesday they started eight years ago.
Mpls. Students Stage Walkout Over ICE Raids, DeportationsHundreds of students in Minneapolis staged a walkout Wednesday to protest raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials that threaten to split up families.
Minnesota Lawmakers Say Student Information Needs ProtectionLawmakers and data privacy advocates say the digital age means students' private information needs protecting. A group of legislators announced their plans Wednesday to push measures this year protecting data on school-issued iPads and laptops.
First Graders Aim To Cheer Up Vikings Kicker WalshThat final play on Sunday has been a tough pill for Minnesota Vikings fans to swallow. Kicker Blair Walsh missed a 27-yard field goal with just seconds remaining.
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.
Number Of Int'l Students In MN Up 60 Percent Since 2007The number of international students studying at Minnesota colleges and universities is on the rise. Nearly 14,500 students from abroad have come to Minnesota to study. That's about 60 percent more than in 2007.