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Know someone in your life who deserves a shot at a brighter tomorrow? The Takoda Institute can help. Its no-cost education, career coaching, and training programs for adults have improved the lives … more
NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) presented Intermediate District 287 Superintendent Sandy Lewandowski with its Educator of the Year Award at its Annual Conference, held online on … more
As COVID-19 forces educational changes, some parents are considering whether online schooling through their district or homeschooling on their own will work better for their families. Kathy … more
The Virtual Mississippi River Institute blends online and hands-on outdoor learning Last February, more than 30 educators from Minnesota and Louisiana were looking forward to a special river … more
Two Sanford students win the National History Day contest Jackson Nguyen’s screen lagged a bit. He nervously awaited to hear the news of how his, and his partner, Jack Randolph’s, … more
Judy Ayers, South High Foundation The South High Foundation, 3131 19th Ave. South, was started in 1983 with only $75. Their goal was to provide financial assistance to students and … more
High school sports evaporated with the spring thaw due to COVID-19 but recognizing top student athletes didn’t. Three area seniors received Athena award honors, capping their … more
Hiawatha/Howe Gbai Gutknecht Jan Bauer Jane Fischer Kim Berg McGowan Lillie Pang Nancy Hofschulte Community Schools This year the Hiawatha/Howe Community Schools will be … more
While you’re at home during this extended break from school, try these ideas from Free Forest School By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Free Forest School Executive Director Anna Sharratt said, “This idea … more
Minneapolis schools propose major overhaul Minneapolis Public Schools has proposed some sweeping changes that would affect where 63% of its students attend school beginning in fall 2021. Parents … more
El Colegio High School is excited to announce Katie Groh de Aviña as the new executive director. She began after winter break. El Colegio (4147 Bloomington Ave.) is a small public high school in … more
Get a glimpse into the lives of local families who are navigating through the many educational choices available today, and forging a path that fits their families. The Hide family HOMESCHOOL Meet … more
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