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.

UMN human research program accreditation pending

Accreditation for the University of Minnesota's human research program is pending while the school makes some policy changes.

UW-Stout offers parenting assessments

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is offering an assessment program for parents wondering if they are making the best decisions for their children.

Report: UW tuition balances shrank in 2014-15
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System's tuition balance shrank last fiscal year and will drop dramatically over the next year

Rubén Rosario: Before Donnell Gibson was a hero, his principal was a hero to him

One of the best things that ever happened to Donnell Gibson, the St. Paul hero who saved 10 people from a house fire this year, was when he was kicked out of a freshman class at Johnson High School.

Former middle school students look for missing time capsule
INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — Former students of a central Florida middle school were hoping to crack open a buried time capsule to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hoover Middle School.

Anonymous website pokes at Farmington district's referendum

The identities of the people behind a website questioning the need for two Farmington schools tax requests before voters continue to stump district leaders.

St. Paul school suspensions drop, but racial disparities stick around

Despite reducing overall suspensions by 25 percent over four years, St. Paul Public Schools continues to kick African-American and American Indian students out of school at alarming rates relative to their peers.

Hamline welcomes its newest president: Fayneese Miller

State and local elected officials welcomed Hamline University's new president Friday as an ally in the struggle for racial equity.

Education notes: News from schools near you
Education notes ANOKA COUNTY -- Four people were inducted into the Centennial School District Hall of Fame as part of homecoming festivities

Property taxes going up? Down? Keep an eye on school districts

Fall is the season for Minnesota school districts to set property tax levies and whether homeowners will see bills go up or down depends on more than where they live.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan steps down after 7-year term
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step down following a seven-year tenure marked by a willingness to plunge head-on into the heated debate about the government's role in education.

Fight escalates, man stabbed at St. Paul soccer field

St. Paul police are investigating a Wednesday evening stabbing at Concordia University.

Newest Minnesota phone scam targets college students

Minnesota's Better Business Bureau is warning of a phone scam targeting area college students.

Anoka-Hennepin using debt collectors to recover school lunch money

The Anoka-Hennepin School District is getting tough on lunch money delinquents.

Corporate tax law shortchanges Minnesota schools, report says

Labor and social justice groups campaigning against Minnesota's largest banks have taken their fight to St. Paul teacher contract negotiations.

Prep athletes of the week: Healthy again, Edina girls' soccer forward scoring winners
10/6/2015 12:54:21 AM
A look at this week's selections from recent top performances:

Top cross-country runners emerge at inner-city schools
10/6/2015 12:53:51 AM
Minneapols Washburn seniors Andrew Sell, left, and Hamza Ali are one half of unusually successful inner-city running quartet. Four Minneapolis and St. Paul public school runners could place in the top 10 at the state meet for the first time in 15 years.

Monday's prep results
10/5/2015 11:52:09 PM

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