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February 18, 2013
Willmar, Minn., buses return kids to school Monday, all goes smoothly
WILLMAR — Bad weather forced Willmar school buses to return some children to school rather than drive with them in the country Monday. Schools...
February 18, 2013 - 10:47pm
Willmar buses returning to schools
Blowing snow and white-out conditions have forced buses for the Willmar Public Schools to cancel their routes outside the city limits today and bring students back to school. School district officials said high school and middle school students are being brought back to the Willmar...
February 18, 2013 - 2:05pm
February 11, 2013
Willmar School Board meets this afternoon
WILLMAR - The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. today at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, as scheduled. The agenda includes the revised 2012-13 budget to reflect changes in revenue and expenditures since the original budget was adopted in June. The board will also...
February 11, 2013 - 11:34am
February 6, 2013
New Plateaus blog: Classical academy teaches young students to learn
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February 6, 2013 - 8:53am
February 5, 2013
MnSCU, union reach tentative contract agreement
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Negotiators have reached tentative agreement on a contract covering non-teaching faculty who work at Minnesota’s seven state universities. The agreement was announced Tuesday by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and the Minnesota State...
February 5, 2013 - 4:19pm
February 1, 2013
Willmar wins financial reporting award
WILLMAR — The Willmar School District has won an award for its financial reporting for the ninth year in a row. The Association of School Business Officials International presented its certificate of excellence to the school district for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report...
February 1, 2013 - 11:21pm
Dental students give back through volunteering and public service
WILLMAR — Kids filled the waiting room Friday afternoon at the Rice Regional Dental Clinic. A steady parade of young patients kept 28 volunteers...
February 1, 2013 - 11:07pm
January 25, 2013
Willmar, Minn., officials enthused by proposed kindergarten funding
WILLMAR — Area school superintendents are pleased to hear Gov. Mark Dayton and legislators talking about providing funding for all-day, every day kindergarten. The state currently provides funding for half-time kindergarten, but most districts in west central Minnesota provide a...
January 25, 2013 - 11:12pm
January 23, 2013
Willmar, Minn., elementary schools recognized for promoting healthy choices
WILLMAR — Kennedy and Roosevelt elementary schools in Willmar have received the Gold Award in the HealthierUS School Challenge. The U.S. Department...
January 23, 2013 - 11:13pm
Minnesota schools would have more money, control under plan
ST. PAUL – School districts and school boards would have more control over how to use state funding under a budget proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton,...
January 23, 2013 - 11:09pm
January 21, 2013
Prescription drugs, synthetic drugs emerge as big problems for Minnesota youth
LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY — More than 470 instructors gathered Monday at the Lac qui Parle Valley High School to learn the latest strategies and...
January 21, 2013 - 10:59pm
High school graduation rate highest since 1976
WASHINGTON — The nation’s high school graduation rate is the highest since 1976, but more than a fifth of students are still failing to get their diploma in four years, the Education Department said in a new study. Officials said the steady rise of students completing their education...
January 21, 2013 - 10:48pm
January 18, 2013
University of Minn. offers tuition freeze
ST. PAUL — University of Minnesota students could save more than $2,000 each during their college careers if the state provides money to freeze tuitions, school officials are telling state legislators. The freeze on undergraduate tuition, which carries a price tag of $42.6 million...
January 18, 2013 - 3:00am
January 15, 2013
NLS School Board in west central Minnesota starts budget cutting process
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board began the annual budget cutting process at the regular meeting Monday by passing a resolution directing the district administration to recommend reductions for the 2013-2014 school year. The board also reviewed the budget timeline,...
January 15, 2013 - 11:21pm
Willmar, Minn., school leadership calling for timely evaluation of facilities
WILLMAR — As enrollment climbs, the Willmar School District may soon need to evaluate its facility needs, Supt. Jerry Kjergaard said this week....
January 15, 2013 - 11:19pm