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The head-on crash involved a pickup and a semitrailer truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Most of the big public school districts around the metro area are expected to reopen Friday. Gov. Tim Walz promises no penalties over any lost days.
NASA-inspired after-school program helps kids boost their attention spans.
Minneapolis principals say officers' presence in schools can be positive, but concerns over the role persist.
Kimberly Caprini and Josh Pauly were sworn in, offering a fresh start for the state's third-largest school system and a chance to set priorities.
Declining enrollment and low reserves counter positive news on raising revenue, paring deficit.
John Theodore Schevenius put others' needs before his and cherished his time with his family.As a longtime missionary and tireless humanitarian, Schevenius lived to serve…
A recent workshop shared concerns about safety and their knowledge of constitutional rights.
Leaders of Period.MN hope to launch a pilot program for students in need.
Minnesota's student body is rapidly becoming more diverse, while the teaching force remains mostly white.
Page celebrates Presidential Medal of Freedom by naming Page Scholars at namesake school.
The school board approved the change, which starts next fall, after hearing from parents.
A gas leak delayed afternoon transportation for more than 1,000 Minneapolis students.
Minneapolis school board candidates discuss ways to attract students.
Levies in Mpls., St. Paul and suburbs would boost taxes, steady district finances.
Baldwin died Sept. 19 at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville a month after his cancer was diagnosed.
Ed Graff was lauded at school board meeting by his bosses for meeting expectations in each of his top five priority areas.
Programs in districts all over the state are being hit.
It was the first of two forums scheduled before Election Day.
Board proposed new goal to be included in superintendent's review.
At Wednesday's committee meeting, his school board bosses will discuss how to create a process for evaluating him.
Supply and demand for specialized teachers and assistants don't match up in a strong labor market.
Spruced-up school buildings and a visit from Gov. Mark Dayton among opening day highlights.
The Minneapolis School District has made a reporting error about Lucy Craft Laney School.
Yellow buses lined up in front of Jenny Lind Elementary School in Minneapolis early Monday morning, as hundreds of students filed into the building and…
Mpls. superintendent stresses partnership before $30M request.
The race for the citywide seats has touched on equity issues, budget strife, a referendum and steering the district into the future.
As demand increases, schools are struggling to find buildings with room to grow.
It was the first time since the blast that such a large crowd returned to the site after the 2017 explosion that killed two.
A male suspect is in custody, authorities say.
The new advisory council will help guide the park police and park leaders in developing police policies, board president says.
Plea may come after probation officer completes investigation.
She replaces Rhonda Dean, who abruptly resigned in June.
Ahmed Burhan Mohamed has become an overnight sensation in the Muslim world and a local celebrity after winning a prestigious international contest last month recognizing the best reciter of the Qur'an.
K-12 school struggled for years to meet state performance goals in reading, math.
So far, 20 state districts say they'll review how misbehavior is addressed.
Deep cuts made to administration, schools to wipe out $33 million gap in one year.
Placing well-trained therapy dogs in schools has become part of a national and global effort to help kids who struggle with reading.
Minneapolis Washburn High School Principal Rhonda Dean, who has struggled to balance relationships with district officials and parents, announced Friday that she will resign effective…
Mohammed Dukuly no longer needed life support and sat up in his hospital bed and smiling two days after the attack at the Minneapolis school where he works.
The paraprofessional remains in critical condition with head injuries that left him unconscious.
Mpls. school officials launch summer reading program with free books.
Members of Laker team started an online petition to move from the middle school into the high school.
Officials try to balance $33 million shortfall with calls for fairness in district.
Some students and staff at Patrick Henry High object to having school bear name of the Revolutionary War-era leader who also owned slaves.
Districts say state, federal aid falling short, so voters will be asked to come through with more money.
Prospect of cutting 300 to 400 jobs has raised alarm among teachers and parents, who pleaded with school board members.
The two-year agreement, which came after 10 months of talks, calls for a 0.5 percent pay increase.
Accusations against student surfaced at a February school dance.
St. Paul protest is one of 13 Minnesota marches against gun violence planned for Saturday.
More than 100 students from several Minnesota schools will be in Washington to join a national protest calling for gun control.
Noor, 31, was one of nine Somali officers in the department and the first to patrol the Fifth Precinct.
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter arrived at Harding High to show his support chanting, "Books not bullets!" along with students.
A 17-minute walkout event commemorates one-month anniversary of Florida school shooting.
Rita LaBore, a longtime school nurse at Robbinsdale Area Schools, had a soft spot for children.In her 23 years as a school nurse, the former…
Sunday night's mediation sessions broke a deadlock that followed numerous talks over several months.
Schools work to balance safety and policy with First Amendment rights.
Schools around St. Paul joined forces and spread the word on social media about the march.
He faced angry reaction to comments he allegedly made on social media.
Conservative student group accused district of violating free speech.
In Minneapolis, the overall graduation rate dipped by one percentage point; St. Paul graduation rates inched up one point. A wide gap between white students and students of color persists.
Lakeville school official was previously charged with stalking detective.
Robert Gerhart, board chair of one of the metro area's largest school districts, floated the idea Tuesday, saying he's tired of all the talk but no action about protecting students.
One student was charged with making threat that led to lockdown of schools. Also, two other districts reported possible threats had been investigated.
Enhanced security features have become an urgent need for schools coping with the ongoing threat of mass shootings in their buildings.
He cited his book project, demands of his nonprofit.
Charges this week against Lakeville Principal Chris Endicott are one of several criminal investigations involving Minnesota school principals.
After the rally, the group filed through the school board meeting. There, Superintendent Graff said he is working to reach a settlement.
The Century Middle School principal was already on leave during a police investigation.
Several districts are in the midst of overhauling their curriculum.
More teachers are expected to call in sick or show up late because Minneapolis is hosting the NFL title game.
Education Department targets rural areas.
Natural disasters, other crises contribute to influx.
Parents sought an investigation after students, staff reported health problems in special ed building.
Local businesses work with high schools to help with the transition to college and the workforce.