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State graduation rates hit all-time high; here's how local schools performed
7 hours 20 min ago
April 23, 2019
Special education students at Boeckman Middle School are exploring their own personal imaginations and feelings to build social skills with dance, visual arts, poetry and art mediums taught by Upstream Arts. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Upstream Arts uplifts special needs students at Boeckman Middle School
April 23, 2019 - 5:00am
April 22, 2019
Angie Jorgensen has been teaching 14 years and works with fourth grade students at Pinecrest Elementary in Hastings, Minn. She said veteran teachers helped her achieve National Board Certification. Photo courtesy of Angie Jorgensen
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 17, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Ricker 'exhilarated' every day: State commissioner of education touts strong practices
April 17, 2019 - 11:00am
April 11, 2019
DCTC and Inver Hills Community College to hold joint gala
April 11, 2019 - 6:00am
April 10, 2019
Farmington School Board discusses school start times
April 10, 2019 - 6:00am
April 5, 2019
Farmington High School's Rogue Robotics team celebrated a winning season with their engineered robot and placed third out of 63 teams this week during competition. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Rogue Robotics team engineers winning season
April 5, 2019 - 5:00am
March 25, 2019
Dakota County Technical College to host spring open house April 4
March 25, 2019 - 9:31am
Rosemount High School senior Shaza Hussein loved that she could represent Minnesota when she was chosen to travel and take part in the U.S. Senate Youth Program Washington Week in Washington, D.C. in March 2019. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Rosemount student selected to represent Minnesota at event in Washington
March 25, 2019 - 5:00am
March 7, 2019
School board debates potential ISC renovations
March 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
February 20, 2019
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Dancing for love, for a cause
February 20, 2019 - 10:24am
February 11, 2019
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, left, along with Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, right, introduce legislation aimed at boosting the number of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota lawmakers aim to boost teacher diversity, shrink achievement gap
February 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
February 6, 2019
MSHSL Clinician Ryan Anderson, Dover-Eyota High School, critiques Farmington High School Jazz I following its “Best in Site” performance. Both Jazz I and Jazz II received perfect scores at the contest. Submitted photo
Farmington jazz bands sweep region contest
February 6, 2019 - 11:00am
January 17, 2019
One new Farmington School Board member Rebecca Kaletta (left) and returning members, Melissa Sauser and Steve Corraro, along with student members, Jack Bauerle and Bernadette Lapore, took the oath of office Monday, Jan. 14, inside City Hall. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
School board members take oath of office
January 17, 2019 - 9:52am