Minnesota Girl Scouts tour Historically Black Colleges & Universities
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 15:27
A spring break bus tour to North Carolina for Minnesota Girl Scouts charted the next step in their young lives. Twenty-eight high school students in the Girl Scouts River Valleys ConnectZ initiative left the first week of April for North Carolina where they visited five public and private historically black colleges and universities. During their visits, the Girl Scouts also had an opportunity to interview with admissions counselors and apply to the schools. The majority of the students will be the first in their families to pursue post-secondary education.
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.