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Schools see a tech revolution, but will students see results?
St. Paul schools Superintendent Valeria Silva has glimpsed the "future of education": a reimagined school district where students can learn 24/7 and set their own pace in the classroom.
St. Paul mayor's eventful Night Out: His squad car nabs a bad driver
On a night that focused on safe streets, St. Paul's mayor had a front-row seat to some crime suppression.
Government opens competition for new school grants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hoping to build on state-level reforms aimed at closing the education achievement gap, the Education Department opened its Race to the Top competition to school districts on Sunday, inviting the poorest districts across the country to vie for almost $400 million in grants.
Minnesota Public Radio
After-school specials: Innovative programs engage teens before they go home
On a warm summer afternoon on West Broadway Avenue, a group of teenagers is huddled in a meeting room, planning an upcoming new-client presentation for Cookie Cart, which sells about $350,000 worth of fresh baked goods every year to area businesses, churches and nonprofit organizations.
Minnesota high court says schools must report spending
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Friday that school districts must register and report campaign spending related to ballot questions.