Education

  • UMD manages to slash budget deficit in half

    Friday, May 2 at 6:36 PM

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The University of Minnesota says plans to tackle a $9 million budget deficit are working faster than expected.

  • Saphire Brown brings anti-bullying message to Carlton through music

    Carlton, MN (NNCNOW.com) - As an anti–bullying bill makes its way through the Minnesota legislature, Carlton High School dedicated this week to making their school a safer, bully–free place for their students.

  • Anti-bullying legislation clears first hurdle in MN Legislature

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Safe and Supportive Schools Act received the green light from the Senate Education Committee after several hours of testimony and language tweaks.

  • Duluth snow angels aid homeless youth at UMD

    There are those who believe that angels steer our lives and those who believe we become angels ourselves by helping others. Hundreds of those people dropped to the ground today to make snow angels that help the homeless. Dave Anderson puts us in touch with the young people who got the event going.

  • Discussion tabled to extend duluth school district school year

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- This winter's polar vortex has caused a whole mess of problems for the Northland...especially for school districts. So far this winter the students in the Duluth school district have missed seven days of school, calling for makeup days at the end of the year. However, at a school board meeting tonight board members decided to table the discussion.

  • UMD discusses university's budget reduction plan

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota Duluth Chancellor Lendley Black announced Monday that the college needs to reduce its budget by $9.4 million.

  • MN high school graduation rates highest in a decade

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - State and education officials say 79.5 percent of the state's high schooler's graduated in 2013.

  • Students celebrate reading at Piedmont Elementary School

    Duluth , MN (NNCNOW.com)--- Students at Piedmont Elementary School in Duluth were hitting the books Tuesday as part of national "I Love to Read Week".

  • Curbing bullying takes a community

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - One in three students says they've been bullied during the school year. More than half don't ever report it. And in today's digital age, it doesn't always happen in our hallways. So where do we even begin to curb the problem?

  • Kwik Trip to donate $10,000 to both Duluth & Superior School Districts

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Duluth and Superior Public Schools are getting a boost from Kwik Trip, which plans to open stores in the Twin Ports later this year.

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