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InforMNs: Innovation for Minnesota Schools
InforMNs, Innovations for Minnesota Schools, is a web site created by TIES for teachers and those who support technology in the classroom.  TIES has been supporting teachers through InforMNs and Internet- based learning resources since 1993.

Vote on teacher layoff and licensing bill delayed

Disagreement over the cost of a bill to overhaul how Minnesota licenses teachers and how school leaders cut staff kept the legislation from debate on the House floor Thursday.


Amid race concerns, UMN curtails crime suspect descriptions

The University of Minnesota no longer will include race and other descriptions of suspects in email crime alerts, unless there is enough detail to aid in an arrest.


Burnsville-Eagan-Savage voters OK $90M school tax requests

Voters in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district overwhelmingly approved two tax requests Tuesday that will provide about $90 million for capital improvements, classroom technology and teacher training.


Minnesota graduation rates: Find out how your school is doing

Explore the data behind your school's graduation rate with the Pioneer Press's interactive database.


UMD chancellor defends letting hockey coach's contract expire

In a letter to lawmakers, University of Minnesota-Duluth Chancellor Lendley Black said the decision not to retain women's hockey coach Shannon Miller was meticulously vetted and that the school is committed to gender equity.


Minnesota Senate GOP outlines $445M education spending boost

After criticizing plans by Minnesota DFLers to spend as much as $500 million on new education programs, Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled an education spending plan of their own.


St. Paul, Minnesota graduation rates continued to climb in 2014

Three in four St. Paul Public Schools students earned high school diplomas on time last year as the school district and Minnesota saw gains across all ethnic groups.


Minnesota State-Moorhead gets record $5 million gift

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A $5 million donation to Minnesota State University-Moorhead unveiled Tuesday is the university's largest, a gift that administrators hope kick-starts an ambitious campaign to quadruple the school's endowment.


4 from St. Paul schools up for Minnesota teacher of the year

Four St. Paul Public Schools teachers are among 30 public and private schools semifinalists for Education Minnesota's teacher of the year.


Minnesota legislator questions high school student 'social promotions'

A state legislator from the Twin Cities filed legislation on Monday in response to complaints by Duluth teachers about unprepared students being promoted to higher grade levels.


North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale, Stillwater narrow superintendent searches

Two east metro school districts have narrowed their hunts for new leadership down to a short list of finalists.


Burnsville students provide answers in Magic Eight Ball app

Have a nagging question you just can't answer? Students in Cindy Drahos' mobile computer program class at Burnsville High School can help.


Budget shortfalls put squeeze on 3 more suburban districts

Three more suburban school districts are digging into their spending plans for the coming fiscal year with an eye on either cutting spending or asking voters for new tax revenue.


St. Paul schools warn parents of suspicious vehicle near kids

For the second time in a month, some St. Paul schools alerted parents Friday about a suspicious vehicle seen near children walking home from school in the Highland Park neighborhood.


St. Paul school wellness efforts inconsistent, survey says

It's been St. Paul Public Schools policy for years to make sweet treats rare and physical activity more common, but old habits are hard to break.








State wrestling tournament: Team results, individual brackets
2/26/2015 1:49:42 PM
Get the latest updates from the minnesota State High School League wrestling tournament, which runs through Saturday at the Xcel Energy center.




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