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State Senate, House Almost $50M Apart on Education Goals

Lawmakers in the state Senate and House are putting the finishing touches on their school spending packages, paving the way for a lengthy debate over cost and where that money should come from.

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Lawsuit Challenges Minnesota’s Teacher Protection Laws

A group of Minnesota parents and national education reform groups have filed a lawsuit challenging Minnesota tenure and dismissal laws that protect teachers.

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Minnesota State Universities Chancellor Retiring in 2017

The head of Minnesota's public college and university system will step down next summer.

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Absentee Voting Open for Sartell Referendum

Starting today (Friday), residents of the Sartell school district may fill out absentee ballots for the upcoming $105.8 million bond referendum for a new high school and upgrades to several district buildings.

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Minnesota Facing Statewide Teacher Shortages

The Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) announced last week school boards across the state are facing teacher shortages.

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Minnesota High School Graduation Rates Continue to Increase

High school graduation rates in Minnesota continue to increase.

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Report: Many Minnesota Schools Not Closing Achievement Gaps

A new state report finds hundreds of Minnesota school districts are not making significant progress to close achievement gaps.

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Roosevelt Education Center to hold an open house to showcase the remodeled building. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Roosevelt Education Center to hold an open house to showcase the remodeled building. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Reborn After Fire, Roosevelt Education Center to Hold Open House [VIDEO]

After a devastating fire in 2014 the Roosevelt Education Center is rising from the ashes. The school was rebuilt following the model of the old Roosevelt school, with the gym being the only structure to survive the fire.

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Minnesota Collegiate System Focuses on Low-Income Students

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is putting an emphasis on addressing basic human needs in hopes of improving results for its growing proportion of low-income students.

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Minnesota Lawmakers Take on Data Privacy in Classrooms

Lawmakers and data privacy advocates say the digital age means students' private information needs protecting.

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