Education

  • Sen. Jauch Calls Voucher Expansion an Assault on Public Education

    Friday, Feb 22 at 8:07 PM

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com)-- Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand the voucher system for private schools is drawing harsh criticism from both lawmakers and school administrators.

  • Error Causes Benefit Pool Depletion at UMD

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- A miscalculation has depleted a pool of money at the University of Minnesota-Duluth that pays for health care and other benefits.

  • Services Planned to Remember Beloved UWS Theater Professor

    UWS students, staff and alumni are mourning the loss of a much beloved Professor and mentor. John Munsell passed away Tuesday after a brief battle with cancer.

  • Community Responds to Homeless Youth Population

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- With the number of homeless children in Twin Ports schools poised to top last year's enrollment, our community is looking into what it can do to support these children and encourage their success. From backpacks full of food, to free transportation, Superior and Duluth Schools are doing all they can to support these homeless youth.

  • UMD Students Fight Water Crisis in Ethiopia

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- With the help of the Duluth Rotary Club and several other local community members, students at UMD are doing all they can to fight the water crisis in Ethiopia.

  • Another Bad Year for Homeless Kids in Twin Ports

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The school year is only half way through, but school officials in the Twin Ports are predicting this academic year will see more homeless kids than it did last year.

  • Nature Matters: USCGC Alder Protects Great Lakes From Oil Spills

    It is estimated there are about 27 thousand lakes in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The biggest, of course, is Lake Superior. School kids from Proctor recently learned how the Coast Guard keeps lake water clean.

  • Duluth Superintendent Talks About "Think Kids" Initiative

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Superintendent of Duluth Public Schools, Bill Gronseth, joins Courtney Godfrey on KBJR 6 and Range 11 News Today to discuss the details of the recent "think kids" initiative.

  • Duluth School District Invites Public to Discuss Future

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- The Duluth community is invited to be part of a conversation to shape the future of the school district.

  • $2,000 Grant for WITC to Promote Science and Technology

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- A $2,000 grant for WITC will be used to purchase a Lego Robotics Kits in hopes of interesting children in the fields of science and technology.

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