A Minnesota mom is disgusted with the type of text messages she says her 16-year-old daughter got anonymously on her phone.
They called her daughter "worthless" and went on to say "I dare you to hurt yourself," and "I hope you die tonight."
The deadline is approaching to nominate a favorite teacher as the Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Education Minnesota says nominations will be accepted through the end of the day Friday. Simple nomination forms are available online.
At least two-thirds of property tax levies put forward by Minnesota school districts have won voter approval.
Eight years after Hurricane Katrina and just three months after seven students died in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, a study looks at how states protect children during and following disasters.
St. Paul teachers are pushing back against the crush of student testing by seeking a contract clause curtailing standardized assessments.
The White Bear Lake Area School District was recently given national and local awards for excellence in financial reporting.
The awards, which are based off the June 30, 2012, audit report, come from the Minnesota Association of School Business Officials and the Government Finance Officers Association.
Northwestern College in St. Paul is undergoing a name change.
The school will soon be called the University of Northwestern at St. Paul.
Administrators hope the name will achieve more recognition and bring in more funding.
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