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While many students are happy for the unexpected break, others dread the prospect of makeup days.
Several districts continued with games, practices and other after-school activities despite cancelling class. What do you think?
The cold weather prompted a second day of school closures in the district.
Monday’s high is expected to be just -17 degrees Fahrenheit.
A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
An interview with Minneapolis Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson explored whether the district’s southwestern portion gets enough attention.
As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
A big change is underway in the world of American education.
Richfield resident George Nathaniel, who’s also a pastor at two Minneapolis churches, ignored the transportation company’s demand that he stop.
A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Parents who do not wish to abide by the new rules can file a legal exemption.
Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
The debate over homework rages among American parents and educators, and many question its value altogether.
Elementary students ages 7–12 are invited to write essays in a contest to mark the League of Minnesota Cities' 100th anniversary.
The nomination period will remain open until Nov. 15, 2013.
Reports of severe allergic reactions have spiked, but that doesn’t mean your kid’s PB&J’s are banned.
Convincing kids to skip classic calorie-laden snacks is simple if you’ve got delicious, homemade alternatives on hand.