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  • School bus service contracts awarded in St. Paul

    Publish August 25, 2013 2:00 AM / Update August 24, 2013 4:49 PM

    The total number of a.m./p.m. bus routes has dropped from 338 a year ago to 311 in 2013-14.

    Five bids were accepted, including one from the Hmong American Partnership, which is to be paid $871,766 to operate 20 routes. The largest contract went to First Student, which will run 140 routes at a cost to the district of about $6.9 million.


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  • Minneapolis schools open on Monday

    Publish August 25, 2013 2:00 AM / Update August 24, 2013 4:28 PM

    The State Fair is underway, Labor Day is more than a week away, the weather is hot, and … Minneapolis schools are about to open a week earlier than many area districts.

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Roosevelt High School graduate John Fernandez and nudge participant is headed for Bemidji State University in two weeks He said he appreciated the prompts.

  • Parents as college partners

    Article By: KEVYN BURGER , Special to the Star Tribune Publish August 26, 2012 2:00 AM / Update August 25, 2012 1:46 PM

    Parents are taking a more active role when their children go off to college. But how much is too much?

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