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February 20, 2017
Minn. school district requiring approval of prom dresses before dance
13 hours 43 min ago
February 19, 2017
Najma Ahmed talks about how comfortable she feels attending Pelican Rapids High School.David Samson / The Forum
‘It makes you feel you belong’: Schools provide Muslim students space, time for daily prayers
February 19, 2017 - 12:33pm
 David Coleman, president and CEO of The College Board, speaks at the National Association for College Admission Counseling conference in Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2016. Jay LaPrete / Reuters
Amid problems, specialists wonder who's overseeing group that owns SAT
February 19, 2017 - 8:00am
February 15, 2017
Crews work Wednesday on the first story and he second story of the newly named Lakeland Elementary School in southeast Willmar. After some delays, construction managers will try to phase the remaining work so that the classroom wing of the school on Lakeland Avenue can open on time in August.  (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Willmar students help decide name of new school: Lakeland Elementary
February 15, 2017 - 10:01pm
MACCRAY board seeks to end divide
February 15, 2017 - 7:21am
February 14, 2017
Senate Education Finance Chairwoman Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, supports a bill that would restructure the teacher licensure system to broaden the scope of licenses educators in Minnesota can obtain. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage
February 14, 2017 - 10:32am
February 12, 2017
Preteens who mistrust teachers less likely to reach college
February 12, 2017 - 8:12am
February 11, 2017
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage
February 11, 2017 - 8:43am
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Mark Stier, sixth-grade math teacher at Willmar Middle School, talks recently about how areas of the brain are engaged when students are moving throughout the learning process. Stier uses an "active learning environment" to teach his students. He says the students' brains are more receptive when they are active. For more, see video at wctrib.complay button
Being mindful of the mind at Willmar Middle School
February 11, 2017 - 6:22am
February 9, 2017
Dr. Devinder Malhotra, front at left, is applauded after he was appointed as Interim Chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities during a board meeting in St. Paul, Thursday,  Feb. 9, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota State to keep searching for chancellor, appoint interim leader
February 9, 2017 - 7:56pm
Anonymous threat prompts lockdown at Red Lake schools
February 9, 2017 - 1:28pm
February 8, 2017
Cathy Sandeen. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees / courtesy photo
Minnesota State chancellor finalists talk diversity, affordability
February 8, 2017 - 7:38pm
February 7, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Deanna Stutelberg and Carol Thomton, election judges, assist people Tuesday at MACCRAY High School in Clara City.
MACCRAY rejects bond issue in close vote
February 7, 2017 - 10:44pm
Republicans back former legislator Steve Sviggum in surprise bid for UMN regents seat
February 7, 2017 - 10:43pm
Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee confirmation hearing to be next Secretary of Education on Capitol Hill in Washington Jan. 17, 2017. Yuri Gripas / Reuters
DeVos becomes U.S. education secretary as Pence breaks tie
February 7, 2017 - 12:20pm
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