6 MN community colleges make top 150 list – and could get $1M

Six community colleges from Minnesota have been named in the Top 150 in the country by The Aspen Institute, putting them in the running for a $1 million prize. The international education nonprofit...

January 28, 2016

Teaching union restarts the battle for universal pre-K access

A teaching union is once again taking up the fight to make tuition-free, pre-kindergarten education available to all Minnesota families. Funding universal pre-K was Gov. Mark Dayton’s main...

January 28, 2016

How Lawmakers Want To Spend Minnesota's Surplus

What does the 2016 legislative session portend for Minnesota businesses?

January 27, 2016

Minneapolis school district looks at what's next in superintendent search

Minneapolis Public Schools does not have a permanent superintendent, despite a monthslong search that came up with three finalists candidates. So now they need to talk about the next steps. At a...

January 27, 2016

New scholarship hopes to keep ND oil workers, families in the region

New scholarships meant to keep people in the Bakken region as it toils through an oil slump were awarded to three students this week. Warren Logan, an oilfield worker who plans to enroll at...

January 15, 2016

With student loan debt an issue, MN offers new repayment option for graduates

Minnesota residents could be able to slash hundreds of dollars off their student loan repayments under a state-funded refinancing program revealed on Thursday. The Minnesota Office of Higher...

January 14, 2016


Fast-Growing Code School The Iron Yard To Open Twin Cities Location

Tuition will be $12,000 for a 12-week boot camp course to ready people for entry-level programming positions.

January 13, 2016

Minneapolis school board ends talks with superintendent pick

Barely a month after selecting Sergio Paez to lead their district, the Minneapolis School Board unanimously voted to end contract talks with him. In backing away from Paez, board members cited...

January 12, 2016

The Big Know

The Big Know Raises $3M In Funding Round

The money will be used to beef up the education startup’s roster of talent and technological upgrades.

January 11, 2016

Trip to Holyoke finds strengths, concerns with Mpls. superintendent pick 'confirmed'

With the vote on whether to officially name Sergio Paez the next superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools possibly just days away, the board has released a report from the district he used to...

January 09, 2016

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