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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.

St. Paul school suspensions drop, but racial disparities stick around

Despite reducing overall suspensions by 25 percent over four years, St. Paul Public Schools continues to kick African-American and American Indian students out of school at alarming rates relative to their peers.

Ruben Rosario: Before Donnell Gibson was a hero, his principal was a hero to him

One of the best things that ever happened to Donnell Gibson, the St. Paul hero who saved 10 people from a house fire this year, was when he was kicked out of a freshman class at Johnson High School.

Hamline welcomes its newest president: Fayneese Miller

State and local elected officials welcomed Hamline University's new president Friday as an ally in the struggle for racial equity.

Education notes: News from schools near you
Education notes ANOKA COUNTY -- Four people were inducted into the Centennial School District Hall of Fame as part of homecoming festivities

Property taxes going up? Down? Keep an eye on school districts

Fall is the season for Minnesota school districts to set property tax levies and whether homeowners will see bills go up or down depends on more than where they live.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan steps down after 7-year term
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step down following a seven-year tenure marked by a willingness to plunge head-on into the heated debate about the government's role in education.

Fight escalates, man stabbed at St. Paul soccer field

St. Paul police are investigating a Wednesday evening stabbing at Concordia University.

Newest Minnesota phone scam targets college students

Minnesota's Better Business Bureau is warning of a phone scam targeting area college students.

Anoka-Hennepin using debt collectors to recover school lunch money

The Anoka-Hennepin School District is getting tough on lunch money delinquents.

Corporate tax law shortchanges Minnesota schools, report says

Labor and social justice groups campaigning against Minnesota's largest banks have taken their fight to St. Paul teacher contract negotiations.

St. Catherine University president leaving

St. Catherine University President Andrea Lee will leave her post at the end of the school year, the Twin Cities private, women's liberal arts school announced Wednesday.

St. Paul airport event steers girls to tech careers

Elizabeth Strophus, a U.S. Army pilot during World War II, said she cried when she saw dozens of girls gathered at downtown St. Paul's Holman Field for a Girls in Aviation Day event Saturday.

Minnesota agents targeting college bars this fall
State officials are planning random compliance checks this fall for underage drinking and illegal gambling at bars around Minnesota college campuses.

3 adults arrested in southeast Minnesota high school fight
Administrators at Austin High School are checking backpacks before and after classes this week following a large fight and the arrest of two people.

Mahtomedi Senior High recognized for high-achieving students

Mahtomedi Senior High School was one of seven Minnesota schools recognized Tuesday as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015.

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