Teacher who protested lack of ...

May 13, 2017 by

By Josh Verges – An African-American former teacher is suing St. Paul Public Schools for racial discrimination, claiming he was...

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Minnesota’s 2014 teacher of th...

Apr 12, 2017 by

Minnesota’s 2014 teacher of the year is losing his job amid a legislative debate over school funding and job protections for veteran...

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Appeals court dismisses Twin C...

Mar 14, 2017 by

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has dismissed a class-action lawsuit that sought to desegregate schools in the Twin Cities and its...

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Smarter Lunchrooms Movement ai...

Jan 15, 2017 by

Shelly Whyte knew it could be a long shot to get finicky middle schoolers to eat Brussels sprouts. But when the little cabbages...

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Suspensions still high, but St...

Jan 12, 2017 by

Student suspensions remain high, but St. Paul school board members seemed satisfied Tuesday night that the district is on the right...

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A student assaulted a St. Paul...

Jan 1, 2017 by

First Candice Egan was assaulted by a student in a St. Paul public school, then she was allegedly “blacklisted” from continuing to...

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College sued after studentR...

Dec 25, 2016 by

Michael F. Haverluck – After having his Christian speech called “disorderly conduct” by school officials, a student is suing...

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Lawsuit over Minnesota school’...

Dec 25, 2016 by

VIRGINIA, Minn. — A federal judge has suspended a lawsuit filed against the Virginia school district and federal authorities over the...

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Despite equity policies, St. P...

Dec 18, 2016 by

Student leaders say St. Paul’s public schools would be more welcoming if the school board were to rewrite dress codes, change the...

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Massachusetts Science Standard...

Dec 6, 2016 by

Drafters failed to reflect recommendations of noted national expert BOSTON – As a result of ignoring input from a distinguished...

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St. Paul schools are back to s...

Nov 27, 2016 by

Student suspensions hit a five-year high last year in St. Paul Public Schools as the district’s goals for reducing exclusionary...

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St. Paul schools offer ’emotio...

Nov 11, 2016 by

St. Paul Public Schools said Wednesday that additional emotional support staff would be made available, if necessary, to students...

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UMN will not renew partnership...

Nov 8, 2016 by

A partnership between the University of Minnesota and Teach for America to provide an alternative pathway to a teaching license will...

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Is Minnesota doing enough to p...

Nov 5, 2016 by

Minnesota students completed more than 1 million standardized math, reading and science tests last spring, but school districts...

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How does your MN college alumn...

Oct 10, 2016 by

It’s not the only reason to go to college, but we like to think that higher education will lead to higher incomes. For many...

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Minnesota Board of Teaching...

Aug 10, 2016 by

The teachers’ lawsuit claims the Board of Teaching made arbitrary and inconsistent decisions when rejecting applications for teaching...

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Minn. math, reading scores sta...

Jul 29, 2016 by

After another round of disappointing standardized test results, Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius said the state may...

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Superintendent Silva fired rec...

Jun 22, 2016 by

The St. Paul school board fired Superintendent Valeria Silva without cause Tuesday night after butting heads for five months over...

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St. Paul, West St. Paul school...

Apr 17, 2016 by

A constitutional challenge to Minnesota’s teachers union protections focuses on two east metro schools that allegedly have...

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Minnesota school counselors pu...

Apr 11, 2016 by

School counselors in Minnesota, who have long advocated to help students, are now making the push to fight for themselves at the...

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