Education in the News

Republican Proposes Raising UW Tuition by Inflation, Income

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A key Republican legislature says Governor Scott Walker's plan to cut University of Wisconsin System tuition could hurt taxpayers and lawmakers should consider letting the system raising tuition according to inflation or income increases. Representative Dale…

Candidates for Wisconsin Superintendent Face Off at Forum

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Candidates to be Wisconsin's to education official will meet for their first head-to-head forum since advancing form last week's primary election. The race to lead Wisconsin's Department of Public Instruction is proving to be feisty, with bribery…

University of Minnesota Encourages Medical School Path

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ten incoming college freshmen will be chosen to participate in a seven-year program that guarantees acceptance into the University of Minnesota medical school. The Minnesota Daily reports that school leaders started the new program to ensure that students…

State Candidate Sent Campaign Email from Schools Account

MADISON, Wis. (AP) State superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz sent a campaign-focused email detailing his support among Republicans using his Whitnall Public School email address during a school day. The email sent in May appears to be in violation of the…

UMD Students Act in Magical and Funny Drama

DULUTH, Minn. - The University of Minnesota - Duluth School of Fine Arts is opening up a new show next week. "Marvin's Room" features the character Bessie coping with her biggest challenge yet,…

Rochester Might Oust 200 Students Over Vaccine Requirements

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - The Rochester School District might remove more than 200 students from school next week if they fail to meet immunization requirements. School officials say they have been working since January to notify families that students must…

Aviation Career Night

Duluth, Minn It was aviation career night at LSC's center for advanced aviation. For community members and Lake Superior College’s graduating students it was an opportunity to meet possible future employers. Aviation…

Deer Management Seminar

Duluth, Minn Deer hunting in the Northland is a big deal and the DNR now has a plan to keep it that way. The plan is a first of its kind in Minnesota…

St. Scholastica Day of Volunteering

DULUTH, Minn. - College St. Scholastica students and staff gave back to the community Wednesday. It was part of the college's Day of Volunteering.  Every two years, hundreds of Saints volunteer at…

UMD Hosts 24th Annual Diversity Summit

DULUTH, Minn. - The University of Minnesota Duluth hosted a summit on equity, diversity and multiculturalism Wednesday. The all–day event included more than 40 interactive workshops, presentations and lectures. The keynote speaker was…

Elementary Students Snowboard in Gym Class

WASHBURN, Wis. - Washburn Elementary School just became the first school in Wisconsin to offer an indoor snowboarding unit in their P.E. classes. Snowboarding is typically done outside on the slopes, but elementary…

St. Luke's Provides Support for Caregivers

DULUTH, Minn. - St. Luke's worked to help all–important care givers make their jobs easier and more effective. Usually the care giver is a family member or close friend who chooses to take…

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