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InforMNs: Innovation for Minnesota Schools
InforMNs, Innovations for Minnesota Schools, is a web site created by TIES for teachers and those who support technology in the classroom.  TIES has been supporting teachers through InforMNs and Internet- based learning resources since 1993.

St. Paul school board candidates pursue DFL endorsements Sunday

Voters won't weigh in until November, but the contentious St. Paul Public Schools Board of Education race should take a giant step toward the finish line by bedtime Sunday night.


Minnesota Legislature: Final education bill still a big unknown

There's a month left to the legislative session and most education spending and policy plans are unresolved, leaving parents and teachers wondering where lawmakers will compromise.


Joe Soucheray: For all we spend on education, why don't they learn manners?

The elephant on the Green Line trains is the behavior of many of the young people who ride the trains: appalling profanity, an utter disregard for the tidiness of the carriages, the blatant freeloading. To the last, it has not even been a year of operating yet and there is a passenger constituency so accustomed to not paying that a train ride might as well be another in a long list of entitlements.


East Ridge High School boundary changes either a hit - or a hurt

East Ridge High School in Woodbury is popular -- maybe too popular.


Minnesota college system seeks to ease transfer process
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's largest state college system is working to make it cheaper and easier for community college students to

Gaylord council approve medical school plan
GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) — The Gaylord City Council has approved a plan to transform an old school building into a medical school.

East Ridge High School principal named

A high school principal in Grand Rapids, Minn., has been named the new principal of East Ridge High School in Woodbury.


Childish Films series ending at Minneapolis library

The curtain is closing on Childish Films.


Dayton says Legislature's education spending plans too small

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton sent a clear message to the Legislature about its plans to increase spending on public schools: Hundreds of millions of dollars more is not nearly enough.


Minnesota student assessments snarled by computer crash

Minnesota's attempt at online proficiency assessments stumbled again Tuesday when students statewide were unable to log on to the testing system.


Former Minneapolis schools chief still collecting cash from district

Bernadeia Johnson stepped down as the superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools at the end of January, but she's still on the payroll.


Metro State says student data hacked in December

Metro State says student data hacked in December


St. Paul Harding senior accepted to all eight Ivy League schools

A Harding High School senior has been accepted to all eight Ivy League schools.


St. Croix Prep parent cites 'unethical behavior' in board resignation letter

A rift between parents and faculty board members appears to be at the heart of a string of resignations from a Stillwater-area charter school.


UW-River Falls students win $25K for their big idea

A student team from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has won $25,000 for its big idea.












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