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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.

After $79 million spending boost, Minnesota preschool push continues

The push for expanded preschool funding didn't end in June when the Minnesota Legislature wrapped up a special session by agreeing on a $79 million spending boost.

Study: US preschool enrollment low among developed nations
Sixty-six percent of American 4-year-olds are enrolled in early childhood education, placing the United States well below average compared to other developed countries at a time of increasing focus on early learning, according to a report released Tuesday.

South Washington County Schools' $96M levy fate is up to canvassing board

The outcome of a $96 million capital levy vote for South Washington County Schools remains unclear after a hand recount Friday.

Education notes: News from schools near you
Education notes ANOKA COUNTY -- Staff in the Centennial district had two days of training this summer in the Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter

Planned Parenthood challenges Prolife Center's use of logo

Planned Parenthood says the University of St. Thomas' Prolife Center in Minneapolis illegally used its logo this week to promote two events concerning the sale of fetal tissue.

UMN gets record $351M in donations this year

The University of Minnesota raised a record-breaking $351 million from donors this year, surpassing the school's previous record by $62 million.

UMN will have Sept. 11 moment of silence after all

The University of Minnesota will move forward with plans to recognize the victims of 9/11, although its undergraduate student government defeated such a proposal earlier this month.

Wisconsin Republicans defend transgender restrictions bill
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans pushed Thursday for Wisconsin to become the first state in the nation to prohibit transgender public school

St. Paul college students create music for films by Syrian teens

Mariah Timm watched the video of the Syrian boy in the refugee camp 50 times, probably more, as she sat this fall at an audio workstation at McNally Smith College of Music.

UMN dean brings Syrian-refugee expertise to U.S. Senate panel
A University of Minnesota dean will testify for a U.S. Senate committee today about the impact of resettling refugees displaced by the ongoing war in Syria and Iraq.

MnSCU trustees want to reward schools for performance

The leaders of Minnesota's largest higher education system want to start rewarding colleges for performance.

MnSCU sticks with College Board student readiness test

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities will continue using Accuplacer tests for determining the college readiness of incoming students.

Nearly 3/4 of St. Paul's Indian students struggle - district taking notice

St. Paul Public Schools will monitor its American Indian students more closely in an effort to send extra support to those who get off track.

UMN student group's vote against Sept. 11 ceremony criticized

Criticism of the University of Minnesota undergraduate student government's rejection of a "moment of recognition" for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorism attack grows on social media.

St. Paul movie night gives educators one look at improving student behavior

In the midst of community discussions about discipline in St. Paul schools, about 175 teachers and mental health providers Monday evening considered the idea that sometimes the secret to order is a little understanding.

Star Tribune 2015-16 boys' basketball preview
11/24/2015 7:20:43 PM
From a potentially loaded field in Class 4A to potential history in Class 3A to Minneapolis North looking to bring back some history of its own in Class 1A, we look at which teams - and which players - are expected to be talkers this basketball season.

High school ski coaches demand use of lanes at Hyland Hills Ski Area
11/24/2015 7:38:25 PM
A group of skiers band together to ask for more lanes at Hyland Hills Ski Area

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