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    published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:58:04 GMT
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  • Local community leader receives award from Minnesota Education Equity Partnership - Aitkin Independent Age
    published on Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:53:03 GMT
    Aitkin Independent AgeLocal community leader receives award from Minnesota Education Equity PartnershipAitkin Independent AgeCentral Lakes College's Mary Sam, Dean of Students, Equity and Inclusion, was recently awarded the 2017 Ron McKinley All My Relations Award from the Minnesota Education Equity Partnership. The award is given annually by the staff and board of the ......
  • Minnesota West, District 518 to offer 'hybrid' introduction to education course this spring - Daily Globe
    published on Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:18:01 GMT
    Minnesota West, District 518 to offer 'hybrid' introduction to education course this springDaily GlobeA collaboration between Minnesota West Community and Technical College and District 518, the three-credit concurrent enrollment Introduction to Education course will be offered to WHS 11th- and 12th-graders beginning this spring. “We know that kids who ......
  • Let's move: Physical fitness programs boost test scores in Minnesota schools - Education Dive
    published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:14:54 GMT
    Let's move: Physical fitness programs boost test scores in Minnesota schoolsEducation DivePhysical activity during the school day not only helps students develop a healthy lifestyle, but it's also contributing to higher math and reading scores and better attendance in Minnesota schools, according to the Star Tribune's coverage of a new ......
  • Minnesota schools looking for ways to address bullying - Chron.com
    published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:59:27 GMT
    Minnesota schools looking for ways to address bullyingChron.comALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — The state has provided public schools with a baseline policy on how to address issues of bullying, but some educators say the approach individual districts or schools take to resolve the problem can vary widely. Minnesota's ...and more »...
  • CLA receives $5 million to support German, European studies ... - UMN News
    published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:51:42 GMT
    UMN NewsCLA receives $5 million to support German, European studies ...UMN NewsThe University of Minnesota's College of Liberal Arts (CLA) has received a $5 million gift from the estate of Hella Lindemeyer Mears. Born in Germany, Mears was a St. Paul, Minnesota philanthropist with a passion for research and education in German ...and more »...
  • Duluth schools explore schedule options - Duluth News Tribune
    published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:21:00 GMT
    Duluth News TribuneDuluth schools explore schedule optionsDuluth News TribuneCW Johnson, an associate professor in the education department of the University of Minnesota Duluth, said there aren't many Northland schools using block scheduling, but it's a scheduling style that has been around for years. The various types of ...and more »...
  • Travel ban keeps international students from family, education | The ... - Minnesota Daily
    published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:58:02 GMT
    Minnesota DailyTravel ban keeps international students from family, education | The ...Minnesota DailyLast week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing President Donald Trump's travel ban to take effect amid legal debate will make it more difficult for some international University of Minnesota students to travel back home.and more »...
  • Regents focus on maintaining excellence across University system - UMN News
    published on Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:16:05 GMT
    UMN NewsRegents focus on maintaining excellence across University systemUMN News“The University continues to provide an outstanding value to students from Minnesota and across the globe,” said David McMillan, chair of the Board of Regents. “The increase in NRNR tuition on the Twin Cities campus is measured and thoughtful, and ......