Mastery School teacher Terrence Price named one of 10 finalists for Teacher of the Year
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 15:21
Terrence Price, a third grade teacher at the Mastery School in north Minneapolis, has been named one of 10 finalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. He has been at the Harvest Network of Schools for 10 years and is the only charter school teacher ever named a finalist.
Blake School sophomore Cameron Downey wins State Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 15:14
Cameron Downey, a tenth grade student from The Blake School in Minneapolis, was recently named the winner of the Minnesota Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest. She will now represent the state at the organization's tenth annual national contest, which will take place April 27-29 in Washington, D.C.
U of M establishes region's first dedicated research hub and portal on achievement gaps
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 14:46
The University of Minnesota is establishing the region's first dedicated research hub and portal for information about achievement gaps, President Eric Kaler announced April 2 in his State of the University address.
Several administrative changes for the 2015-16 school year were recently approved by the Robbinsdale Area School Board, including the appointment of new principals at FAIR Crystal and Cooper High School.
Metropolitan State wins Kennedy Center National Award for Outstanding Production of a New Work
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 14:40
Metropolitan State University has received the national award for Outstanding Production of a New Work for "My Soul and other Broken Things" from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), a national event involving 18,000 students from U.S. colleges and universities. The Kennedy Center is presenting Metropolitan State's award in Washington D.C. on April 18 at the Kennedy Center.