State University launches new graduate program in urban education
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 15:24
Metropolitan State University launches new urban education master's program. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees and Minnesota Board of Teaching approved the program on Feb. 18.
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.