Education Reporter | Twin Cities metro area


Claim that Sharpie pens ruin Arizona ballots misses the mark

As states across the U.S. release vote totals for the presidential election, some social media users are falsely claiming that ballots are being invalidated in…


School choice splits Twin Cities suburbs into haves, have-nots

Parents are going the distance to enroll their children in schools that offer the programs and services they want, effectively redrawing the map of district boundaries in the process.


Malware found on Tettegouche State Park computers

August visitors to northeastern Minnesota park may have had their credit card information compromised.


HBO's plan not to produce 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' draws range of local reaction

HBO announced Friday that it would not continue with the series "Mogadishu, Minnesota."


Girl Scouts open up Little Free Pantry in Chaska

Chaska Troop 1554 makes toiletries, nonperishables available 24/7 to anyone in need.


Waconia High School teachers get immersion in Chamber of Commerce program

Two Waconia High School teachers take part in Minnesota Business Education Network to help build a local workforce.


'Justine should not have died,' father tells crowd at memorial

Hundreds of people gathered at the Lake Harriet Band Shell to honor the woman fatally shot last month by a Minneapolis police officer.


Minnesota math scores down a bit; reading results are flat

"It's frustrating to see test scores slowly increasing over time, but there's more to providing a student with a well-rounded education than can be seen in a test," Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius said in a statement.


Apple Valley High School security guard cleared after fight

Authorities have cleared an Apple Valley High School security guard after an altercation between students in June.Jason Rieck had been placed on leave by the…


School leader survived blast, plans to shepherd Academy through 'uncharted waters'

Donna Harris, who received minor injuries in the blast, described her role as that of a shepherd who seeks to guide staffers toward making the best decisions for students.