Teacher departures leave schoo...

Sep 14, 2020 by

INDIANAPOLIS— With many teachers opting out of returning to the classroom because of the coronavirus, schools around the U.S. are...

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Health officials say these MN ...

Aug 9, 2020 by

16 Minnesota school districts have settled on a model that’s more cautious than Gov. Tim Walz’s long-awaited guidelines advise...

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St. Thomas law school student ...

Mar 22, 2020 by

A University of St. Thomas Law School student has tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced Friday. “We have been assured,...

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Globe U files for bankruptcy a...

Nov 23, 2019 by

The now-defunct Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business filed for federal bankruptcy protection Thursday, just two...

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Krispy Kreme not sweet on coll...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts took a bite out of a St. Paul college student’s plan to sell their product to hungry Minnesotans, telling him...

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MN had $25M to spend on school...

Oct 21, 2019 by

As Minnesota considers how to spend money for school safety, the Pioneer Press looked at how $25 million in grants were awarded last...

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Costly academic turnaround tak...

Jul 13, 2019 by

Three years ago, Dugsi Academy was flush with cash but failing academically. Now, two years into a costly school improvement effort,...

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More Minnesota students start ...

Jun 17, 2019 by

At 4, Hamdi Mohamoud’s son, Imran, was potty-trained and obedient and knew the alphabet, shape names and simple math. “I felt like he...

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Minnesota ACT scores stay stro...

Oct 19, 2018 by

Minnesota students continue to get top marks on the ACT, but fewer than a third have all the skills they need to thrive in college....

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Minnesota State to spend $300,...

Aug 2, 2018 by

Minnesota State leaders will spend several months and $300,000 learning from trailblazers outside of higher education in hopes of...

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St. Paul educators going door-...

Jun 23, 2018 by

Ten educators will canvass the neighborhoods of nine under-enrolled schools this summer in hopes of bringing students — and state...

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Mark Dayton pushes for emergen...

May 14, 2018 by

As Gov. Mark Dayton toured the state this week making the case for $138 million in emergency spending for schools, Republicans...

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St. Paul superintendent looks ...

Feb 25, 2018 by

Preschool expansion and boosting the achievement of students of color and English language learners are on Joe Gothard’s agenda as he...

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‘Reimagine’ classrooms to clos...

Dec 11, 2017 by

Minnesota’s educators need to do a better job recognizing students’ unique attributes and challenges and modify their instruction so...

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As schools drop out, Minnesota...

Dec 5, 2017 by

A collaborative that for 50 years has helped outfit many of Minnesota’s schools with the latest in technology suddenly faces an...

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Online law school? Mitchell-Ha...

Nov 26, 2017 by

Brian Kennedy was 27 when he rejected his acceptance letter to St. Paul’s William Mitchell College of Law. “I was accepted to this...

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Special-education enrollment d...

Nov 1, 2017 by

Six years into a wide-ranging equity initiative, St. Paul Public Schools is sticking far fewer students with the special-education...

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MN’s charters schools to get a...

Sep 29, 2017 by

Minnesota is getting $22 million in federal funds to improve and expand the state’s charter schools and could be in line for even...

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With $50M infusion, Minnesota ...

Aug 6, 2017 by

Minnesota will fund preschool and early-learning programs for 3,000 more children than it did in 2016 — but the funding might last...

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Are iPads and laptops improvin...

Jul 24, 2017 by

Five years after Twin Cities schools began transforming classrooms by putting computers in the hands of students, there is little...

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