Education coverage includes what's working, what's not working, how our kids are doing, how our college students are paying for their educations, the achievement gaps, teachers, students, parents, district schools, charter schools, private schools — and your contributions and opinions are welcome. 

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Some specific focus areas for our education coverage:

• Who's Teaching in Minnesota? - licensure, certification, demographics
• Focus on Teaching - curriculum, standards, testing, Common Core, Focused Instruction, Aligned Learning
• GED and Adult Education - programs, students, teachers
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Achievement Gap 

School Discipline

ACT participation not reflecting Minnesota students

While Minnesotans can feel good about student achievement on the ACT college placement test, the results once again reveal the disparities about which students believe they can go to college.



NEWS DAY | Where all the children are above average

Or at least our Minnesota children are above average on the ACT tests.MORE »

Minnesota school districts can't hold out anymore

Faced with declining enrollment and the prospect of operating in debt, The Oglivie school district has decided it can't hold out anymore and will ask local voters in November to help pay for their schMORE »

We are the village: Help kids go back to school

A new school year is just around the corner and stores are buzzing with the back to school sales.MORE »

Class size matters, especially in kindergarten

By an overwhelming majority, Minnesota's kindergarten teachers say that current classroom sizes are degrading the quality of education in kindergarten classes.

In an online survey conducted by Minn


Autism in high school

South High students Olivia Faison, Jenna, Jenni Velez, Jordan Taylor, and Tayler Hill created "Creating Our Own Education: It's Our Responsibility," a video about the responsibility students have t


Meet Henry’s new principal

Corey Harris, newly-hired principal of Patrick Henry High School, 4320 Newton Ave.MORE »
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