Named after a locally endangered butterfly, the school came out of long-term planning to deal with an increasing number of students with special needs.
Updated: September 26, 2014, - 05:09 PM
Though the Columbia Heights school has high levels of poverty, its MCA scores are consistently among the highest in the state.
Updated: September 20, 2014, - 10:11 PM
Target blames low participation. pulls funding for program at 11 Twin Cities schools.
Updated: September 05, 2014, - 09:40 PM
This year, for the first time, the state of Minnesota is picking up the $134 million tab for full-day kindergarten, a move educators hope will provide an academic jump-start for the state’s youngest learners.
Updated: September 02, 2014, - 12:26 PM
Minnesota students who are learning to speak English held steady on both the math and reading portions of the Minnesota...
Updated: August 27, 2014, - 12:17 AM
Met Council gets federal approval to begin the design of a 13-mile extension.
Updated: August 23, 2014, - 09:18 PM
The snowy owl was rehabilitated at the U’s raptor center after being hit by a Washington bus.
Updated: August 23, 2014, - 06:50 PM
Neil and Buzz, St. Paul’s polar bears, will get their new neighbors this fall.
Updated: August 23, 2014, - 05:53 PM
Gaps in graduation rates between white students and minority students persist. The plan from Generation Next, the education reform group led by former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, aims to reduce that gap.
Updated: August 19, 2014, - 10:32 AM