Education

Tuition set to decrease at state colleges
Education

Tuition set to decrease at state colleges

After three consecutive years of tuition freezes, tuition will decrease for the nearly 180,000 students at Minnesota state colleges for academic year 2016-2017, making tuition rates lower than the rates paid for the 2012-13 academic year. Meanwhile tuition rates at the seven state universities will remain frozen at the levels charged during the 2015-16 academic…

1,400 tutors needed for 2016-2017 school year
Education

1,400 tutors needed for 2016-2017 school year

Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps announced they are seeking approximately 1,400 literacy and math tutors for the 2016 – 2017 school year. According to Sheila Piippo, Minnesota Reading Corps executive director, both full- and part-time tutor positions are available at approximately 700 Minnesota Reading Corps and 200 Minnesota Math Corps schools. Full-time tutors…

The community answered the call
Education

The community answered the call

By Juan Effiom, Friendship Academy of the Arts – It takes a village to raise a child and the community answered the call. Friendship Academy of the Arts (FAA) and some of our community partners recently came together to engage FAA scholars in professional day. This “Professional Friday” was the first of its kind for…

Reading Partners promotes literacy in local communities
Education

Reading Partners promotes literacy in local communities

Reading Partners, a national nonprofit that collaborates with community volunteers and local public schools in the Twin Cities is working to equip students with foundational skills needed to read at grade level by fourth grade. The early literacy organization has been providing volunteer-led, individualized reading support to students in under-resourced public elementary schools since 1999….

Pierce named president of MCTC; Charlier president of Central Lakes
Education

Pierce named president of MCTC; Charlier president of Central Lakes

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees today named Sharon Pierce president of Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC). The appointment becomes effective July 1. “Throughout her outstanding career, Sharon Pierce has been dedicated to urban education and the mission of community and technical colleges,” said Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges…

School of Urban Education co-sponsors Dr. Sonia Nieto to speak on social justice and educating diverse societies
Education

School of Urban Education co-sponsors Dr. Sonia Nieto to speak on social justice and educating diverse societies

Renowned educator Dr. Sonia Nieto will speak on “Educating a Diverse Society through the Lens of Social Justice” during two presentations at a Metropolitan State University School of Urban Education event co-sponsored with Minneapolis and Saint Paul Public Schools. The events are from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. March…

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