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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.

Canoe team from Minnesota, Iowa reaches Arctic Ocean

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A team from Minnesota and Iowa has completed a 5,200-mile canoe journey from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean.

University of Minnesota launches new sexual consent policy
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As students return to the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus for the start of classes next week, school officials

Norwood Teague associate on leave amid complaints

A senior official with University of Minnesota athletics is on paid leave after a series of complaints were lodged against him following athletics director Norwood Teague's resignation last month.

SAT scores lag; majority miss college-ready mark

WASHINGTON -- Continuing a downward trend, the latest scores from the SAT college entrance exam show a majority of students taking the test aren't ready for college-level work or career-training programs.

UND fraternity investigated in alleged assault of gay non-student

A gay man believes his outfit of metallic red shorts and a tank top was what triggered what he said was an assault and homophobic taunting during a weekend incident at a University of North Dakota fraternity house that police are investigating.

Police probing alleged assault on gay non-student at UND fraterntiy

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Police are investigating allegations of a hate crime at a University of North Dakota fraternity after a non-student says he was stripped of his clothes, assaulted and pelted with anti-gay slurs early Sunday outside the fraternity house.

To close Twin Cities achievement gap, train literacy tutors

A coalition of community groups, business leaders and educators say better-trained volunteer literacy tutors will help close Minnesota's achievement gap.

Schwan Food Co. gives $1 million to UMN

Schwan Food Co. and its foundation are contributing $1 million toward University of Minnesota athletic and academic programs over the next three years.

Final $3M installment made to keep Sweet Briar College open
SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — The nonprofit formed to save Sweet Briar College says it has delivered more than $3.

Minnesota schools closing achievement gap, except in Minneapolis, St. Paul

Many Minnesota schools are making progress toward closing the state's persistent achievement gap, but urban schools largely are absent from those successes, according to the latest accountability data.

Augsburg class will paddle down the Mississippi River

Never mind studying abroad; a dozen Augsburg College students are spending the fall semester studying aboard.

Wisconsin private school voucher spending outpaces public
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Spending on Wisconsin's private school voucher program increased about seven times as fast as aid to public schools since

Rep. John Kline anticipates new education law

Rep. John Kline says the chances are "far better than 50-50" that Congress will hammer out a bipartisan bill this fall to replace the No Child Left Behind law.

Minnesota again leads nation in ACT college entrance scores

Minnesota high school students turned in the strongest ACT exams again this year among states in which at least half of graduates participated. The 2015 graduates were the 10th straight class of Minnesotans to lead the nation in ACT scores, according to the state Department of Education.

Legislators seek UMN report on Norwood Teague

Top House lawmakers want the University of Minnesota to release its investigation into former athletics director Norwood Teague publicly, "given the sensitive and serious nature of his resignation."

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