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4 Local Teachers In The Running To Be Minnesota’s ‘Teacher Of The Year’

Four area teachers are in the running to be the next "Minnesota Teacher Of The Year". Education Minnesota today (Friday) announced the list of 128 candidates from the state's public and private schools.

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St. Paul Science Teacher Named Teach of the Year

A St. Paul science teacher has been named Minnesota's Teacher of the Year for 2013. Megan Olivia Hall teaches grades 7-12 at the Open World Learning Community in St. Paul. She was presented with the award Sunday.

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Minnesota Teachers Union Head Urges Settled Contracts

The head of the Minnesota teachers union is calling for a swift settlement of teacher contracts across the state.

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47 Percent of Minnesota Schools Fail Under NCLB

Nearly half of Minnesota schools didn't make the grade under the federal No Child Left Behind law in 2011. The Minnesota Department of Education on Friday released its lists of schools that failed to make what the law calls "Adequate Yearly Progress" toward having all students proficient in reading and math by 2014.

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Winona Educator Named Teacher Of The Year

An educator from Winona has been named the 2011 Teacher of the Year. She's Katy Smith, an Early Childhood Family Education teacher at Goodview School in the Winona district.

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Minnesota’s ‘Teacher Of The Year’ To Be Named Sunday, Cold Spring Woman A Finalist

The next Minnesota Teacher of the year, will be announced on Sunday. Cold Spring Elementary kindergarten teacher Joyce Baumann is one of the 10 finalists for this year's award.

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Cold Spring Elementary Teacher Finalist For ‘Teacher Of The Year’ [AUDIO]

A teacher from Cold Spring Elementary is a finalist for this year's Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Joyce Baumann is one of 10 finalists for the award presented by Education Minnesota.

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Minn. Teachers Union Launches Media Campaign

The state teachers union, Education Minnesota, is launching a new media campaign to support the state's children and their schools. It's called "I Raise My Hand" and will appear on television, online, direct marketing and in print advertising.

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Rocori Teacher Semi-Finalist For Minnesota’s Teacher Of The Year

A kindergarten teacher from Rocori is a semi-finalist for Minnesota's Teacher of the Year award. Joyce Baumann is one of 30 semi-finalists for the 47th annual award presented by Education Minnesota.

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Teachers Union Unveils Education Reforms

Minnesota's influential state teachers union says it wants to shrink the state's achievement gap by shrinking class sizes and focusing on early childhood education for future students. The union is also calling for annual performance reviews for teachers. And they're endorsing it's version of alternative pathways to teaching.

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