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The controversy over Minnesota’s social studies standards, explained

A debate over Minnesota's social studies standards is burning up editorial pages and grabbed the attention of legislators this week. The Minnesota Department of Education...

Pandemic learning loss shows need for school choice | Opinion

The COVID pandemic has made the need for school choice more evident than ever. For tens of thousands of Minnesota public school children —...

Walz introduces schools plan; GOP critics say it’s more of the...

Gov. Tim Walz on Monday unveiled a schools plan that focuses on improving educational equity for students of color, the recruiting and retaining Indigenous...

‘They’re in trouble’: Enrollment declines straining Minnesota school budgets

Minnesota's metro school districts are facing worrying declines in student enrollment that will likely lead to losses in state revenue this school year, forcing...

COVID-19 ‘learning loss’ putting at-risk Minnesota students months behind in school

Martha Holmes' job as a third-shift security monitor keeps her busy overnight, and this spring she took on a new role that keeps her...

The Legislature needs to make diversity of the teaching corps a...

In the wake of the pandemic, the resulting budget crisis and now the civil unrest in Minneapolis and beyond, the question of which agencies...

University of Minnesota gets an F for low Black and Latino...

As Minnesota's Black population grew over the past two decades, Black student enrollment at the University of Minnesota stayed flat, according to a new...

Students at for-profit colleges more likely to benefit from federal coronavirus...

Students at Minnesota's for-profit colleges and universities were more likely to get a windfall from federal COVID-19 aid for students than those enrolled at...

Thousands of Minnesota students still don’t have internet for distance learning

Myisha Holley's family didn't have internet at home when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. She was finishing her college degree and helping her three middle...

Minnesota’s most vulnerable students may have lost a year of learning...

Sizi Goyah motivates his Brooklyn Center High School math students by dancing, singing and rapping through algebra and calculus.  But when Minnesota schools switched to...