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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.

Minnesota gets more preschool funding, but for fewer kids, some predict

Minnesota's widely debated preschool scholarship program may reach fewer children next year despite millions in new spending.


Sibley High physics teacher shares presidential award

Mendota Heights teacher Peter Bohacek has been named a recipient of the Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.


Minneapolis students' experiment lost in space rocket explosion
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The failed launch of a rocket ship bound for the International Space Station was especially disheartening for engineering

With growing waitlist, Twin Cities Academy plans big move

A nationally ranked charter school on St. Paul's East Side is planning on developing and moving to a new location several miles away, to accommodate its growing waitlist.


St. Paul libraries' 'Maker Camps' are hands-on, fun and free

They're part techy, part crafty, part buildy, part artsy.


William Mitchell has new president

The new president and dean of William Mitchell College of Law takes over Wednesday.


Menomonie school board president accused of theft
MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Stout employee accused of stealing from the school is free on bond.

Minnesota licensing hurdles frustrate out-of-state teachers

It should soon be easier for Kirstin Rogers and educators like her to be licensed to teach in Minnesota.


State testing changes complicated by MCAs glitches, legislation

The tests Minnesota students are required to take will remain on educators' minds over the summer break.


Minnesota's teacher gap: Low-income students taught by fewer tenured teachers

Minnesota is taking aim at social and institutional forces that put the least-experienced and least-qualified teachers in the state's neediest schools.


St. Paul school board: Hardy reverses course, will run for re-election

Acknowledging an about-face on his promise not to run for re-election without his party's endorsement, Keith Hardy said he will seek a third term on the St. Paul Board of Education.


Education notes: News from schools near you
Education notes DAKOTA COUNTY -- Lakeville schools presented four Friends of Education awards in May for outstanding contributions to district

Regents approve UMN tuition hikes

Out-of-state students at the University of Minnesota will be hit with their biggest tuition hike in a decade this fall, but it could have been worse.


St. Paul OKs 2015-16 school budget that avoids teacher cuts

The St. Paul school board on Tuesday night passed a $698 million budget that boosts school-level spending by 3 percent while reducing administration and protecting teachers from layoffs this fall.


Top grads 2015: St. Paul

Meet the top 2015 graduates from St. Paul.




Six Minnesotans chosen for U18 team in Hlinka Memorial Tournament
7/3/2015 7:20:31 AM
Three Gophers commits, including Edina's Garrett Wait, are on the 22-player roster that will go to Europe.




Mankato West duo leads South over North in All-Star football game
6/27/2015 11:51:16 PM
Teammates Ryan Schlichte and Connor Watts were the stars in St. Cloud.

42nd annual Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game set Saturday in St. Cloud
6/23/2015 7:19:23 AM
The game will feature the North All Stars vs. the South-All Stars.

Today's Video
6/20/2015 2:18:21 PM

Minnesota high school students savor benefits of maturing prep trapshooting scene
6/23/2015 7:35:54 PM
With trapshooting established on the high school scene, students on the forefront savor its benefits.

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