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School district has threatened to sue union.
The board announced it plans to begin negotiating renewal of the three-year contract that Joe Gothard signed in 2017.
The unions representing teachers, teaching assistants voted to leave HealthPartners mid-contract, which would trigger $4 million penalty.
Deal aimed at avoiding $4 million penalty for the school district.
Another 10 filed for the four seats on the school board on the ballot in November.
Judge rejects district's attempt to dismiss suit filed by transgender student.
Ian "Fergie" Ferguson was a guitar-tech legend who had the ears and trust of heavy metal heroes from Ritchie Blackmore to Yngwie Malmsteen to Kirk…
Union vote puts district at risk of $4 million penalty from HealthPartners.
Investments include a new school in Woodbury.
A free after-school program for students in grades 1 through 5 is being expanded.
Superintendent Carlton Jenkins had hoped he and his critics could "move on."
Linwood Monroe Arts Plus to drop name of President James Monroe.
St. Paul arts school plans to drop name of slave-owning president.
Teams representing the nurses and the hospitals met for 21 hours and agreed to address issues that included raises and the cost of health insurance.
Rising costs led to outside review, too.
Two searches to replace Mary Mackbee have failed to produce the "right candidate," the superintendent wrote in a message to families.
An 8-year-old girl at John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary found the gun when she looked into her backpack, police said.
Bruce Olson, 64 and nearing retirement, suffered a spinal cord injury, family says.
He cut many deals, and yet his business partner, Jerry Peterson, could not recall anyone not liking him.
With costs blowing past the district's early estimates, many residents elsewhere now must wait longer for improvements to buildings near them.
District faces enrollment losses, a new strategic plan even with Legislature's boost in per-pupil funding.
The district says nonresident students, and the revenue they generate, are vital to its operations.
A graduate of St. Paul's Humboldt High School, Ana Younker-Zimmerman, 19, excelled in adapted sports. So when the word went out that theTwins wanted an inspirational athlete to throw out the first pitch on April 26, she got the call.
School board avoids moratorium talk, floats idea of working along with other campuses.
Superintendent slices number of new teacher coaches to be hired.
More must be done to stop disruptive behavior at Ramsey Elementary, supporters say.
The St. Paul Federation of Educators has quizzed school board and City Council candidates about whether they would back a moratorium on charter school growth.
Thirty-one cities, counties have taken action to date.
School auditorium to be named for educator of more than 50 years.
Report says black students last fall were suspended eight times more often than whites.
Johnsen, who for 60 years was a charming, no-nonsense presence at the East Side institution, Obb's Sports Bar & Grill, and whose name now adorns the boulevard sign near the crosswalk outside, died Feb. 18. She was 97, and retired for only two years.
The $2.9 million shortfall would be the district's fifth in a row.
Union local is recognized leader in "common good" bargaining.
Nationally, the curriculum has been shown to improve grades and attendance.
District officials work to ease parental concerns.
The education of students learning to grasp the English language is getting fresh attention at the State Capitol — in no small part because of the fiscal pressures being placed on school districts facing budget shortfalls to cover ELL services.
Aaron Benner sued St. Paul schools alleging retaliation.
Beyond Walls, operating out of the University of Minnesota's Recreation and Wellness Center, looks to sharpen skills and academics.
St. Paul mayor, superintendent join in ordering "pause" on new joint powers board.
The enrollment incentive would ease costs for teens outside the metro.
Daniel Connell ran nine marathons, and after each one he vowed to never do it again."It's just too much," the Rev. Jerry Fehn quoted him…
Ex-teacher critical of board claims retaliation after series of investigations.
Middle schools to be an area of focus, he has said.
The proposal to return suspension policy stirs debate in Minnesota.
Many residents applaud investments, but new hikes raise concerns, too.
Drop in students for 2018-19 comes despite well-publicized campaign.
Video posted online shows door to stall being opened by adults outside.
St. Paul Public Schools is combining classic rock music and laser lights in a weeklong series of planetarium shows that will run Monday night through Saturday.
In St. Paul, court cases have gone from 15 in 2015 to 2 so far this year.
Rondo-area preschoolers draw inspiration from guest artists.
St. Paul schools plan is part of a settlement with parents of Karen students.
District has a plan it says will help parents' feedback be handled better.
The message was direct, “Vote Yes for Kids,” and on Tuesday, the people of Minneapolis and St. Paul delivered for their school districts. Voters backed…
Creation of two new jobs, rewriting of a third, comes as levy vote approaches.
Levies in Mpls., St. Paul and suburbs would boost taxes, steady district finances.
As the St. Paul School District makes its case this fall for an $18.6 million a year increase in voter-approved funding, advocates and former students…
After retiring, he continued to strive to give voice to the homeless but later was slowed by ALS.
Curtis Slater will be in Washington representing Minnesota as the state's 2018 "national distinguished principal."
But voters will have say on school district taxes.
Action taken by state will shine light on schools' corrective strategies
In a surprise announcement, the 10th-graders collect $7,500 grand prize for website honoring "unsung hero."
District requesting $475 per student; voters will have the final say in November.
This year's field show, "Dystopia," initially featured 10-foot-high boards spelling out the word, "RESIST," but critics cried foul.
Spruced-up school buildings and a visit from Gov. Mark Dayton among opening day highlights.
More than 100 kids recruited during St. Paul Public Schools canvassing effort.
But the superintendent's first public review didn't increase his $232,000 salary.
Push is on to hire women- and minority-owned firms; businesses owned by white men now get bulk of jobs.
The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a district judge was correct in concluding that John Ekblad had failed to prove his case merited consideration beyond the remedies of workers' compensation system.
Declining enrollment, financial pressures cited in recent fundraising effort
The public-comment period at St. Paul school board meetings runs about a half-hour, and with the list of speakers often stacked, many have just a…
Tax hike would cost average homeowner $136 more.
The national movement to erase the names of historic figures from buildings and places for sins related to race has reached St. Paul — this time with a U.S. president at the center of the debate.
A conference of the nation's educators winds down in Minneapolis on Thursday with few more ready to take on an anti-union tide than a battle-hardened group from Wisconsin.
Thousands of educators will meet in Minneapolis over the coming days after an impressive springtime showing of grass-roots power by teachers — and then a…
Racial gaps remain, but access to dual credit courses is on the rise.