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March 20, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the House Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, March 20, 2018. DeVos went before the panel Tuesday to defend her agency’s budget, including a sweeping overhaul of the Education Department that has strained relations within her agency and with Congress — and defies the White House’s budget office. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Betsy DeVos: I would visit low-performing schools but 'will they let me in?'
March 20, 2018 - 5:14pm
March 14, 2018
'Students have just had enough:' Walkouts planned across the nation one month after Florida shooting
March 14, 2018 - 9:05am
March 12, 2018
Joe Kimerer / Tippecanoe County Jail
He was supposed to be teaching children how to pitch. Instead, he was secretly teaching them how to masturbate.
March 12, 2018 - 3:36pm
March 10, 2018
Students from across the Twin Cities marched down Marshall Avenue from St. Paul Central High School to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to demonstrate against gun violence Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
School security: Is there such thing as too much?
March 10, 2018 - 5:18pm
February 6, 2018
Copies of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” for sale at the Duluth Barnes & Noble store in 2015. News Tribune file photo
Duluth schools remove 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Huckleberry Finn' from curriculum due to racial slur
February 6, 2018 - 8:04pm
December 13, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

Sherri Broderius, left, will serve as interim superintendent for MACCRAY Schools while the district searches for a permanent replacement. Broderius is shown May 18 talking to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board member Jeanna Lilleberg at the  school in Grove City. Broderius retired in June as superintendent of ACGC Schools.
Broderius to serve as MACCRAY interim superintendent
December 13, 2017 - 6:52am
December 12, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Chasity Ommodt, director of client services and community engagement at The Link, fills a bag with food Nov. 30 at New London-Spicer High School. The bags are distributed on Fridays to students who are in need of extra food for the weekend. The Link partnered with local donors to begin the Wildcat Backpack Program this fall at button
Extra nutrition for the weekend: Backpack food program launched at New London-Spicer
December 12, 2017 - 5:34am
October 26, 2017
Duluth schools nearly out of reserve money, blames special ed troubles
October 26, 2017 - 9:36pm
October 2, 2017
Lily Farrell (left) talks to her mother, Lacey Farrell (right), about how she felt when she was allegedly asked to change her clothes three days in a row at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)play button
'It made me feel ugly inside': MN family seeks clarification after teacher told student to change clothes 3 days in a row
October 2, 2017 - 3:31pm
June 28, 2017
Schools and students published June 29, 2017
June 28, 2017 - 9:57pm
March 24, 2017
Tribune file photo 

Benson School Board members are working to prioritize the district's facilities needs after voters rejected an $18.7 million bond measure in May 2015. The cafeteria was among the areas targeted for improvements in the 2015 plan.
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
March 24, 2017 - 6:29am
Benson School Board members voted nearly one year ago to close the indoor pool at the end of the 2015-2016 school year rather than invest in new lighting for it. A group of citizens in Benson is still hoping to persuade the Benson School Board that the school’s indoor swimming pool is too valuable an asset to lose. (Tribune file photo)
Benson citizens group continues to advocate for school pool
March 24, 2017 - 6:24am
February 7, 2017
Schools and students published Feb. 7
February 7, 2017 - 10:43am
January 20, 2017
Jacqualyn Hickey, Benson Schools psychologist, speaks this week to an educators' gathering about the restorative justice approach the Benson School District has undertaken. 

Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Benson Schools launch restorative justice approach
January 20, 2017 - 7:23am
December 17, 2016
A student at Kennedy Elementary School   in Willmar boards the bus after classes dismissed at 1:20 p.m. Friday because of weather conditions.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Early release for area schools Friday
December 17, 2016 - 10:32am