Jul 1, 2014 They're public schools, funded by taxpayers, but they don't go by the usual book
Jan 27, 2014 One knock on charter schools is the lack of diversity -- filled with either all minority and low-income students, or mostly affluent students. Some charter schools see a benefit to pulling students from both sides of the tracks.
Oct 17, 2013 A new study from Stanford University says giving teachers a big bonus for raising student test scores is effective.
Jan 1, 2013 Educators continue to experiment -- trying to find formats that engage kids and help prep the workforce of the future. One new private school near Minneapolis offers a particularly "Minnesota"-style approach.
Oct 19, 2012 Minnesota officials have told online learning companies they're not allowed to teach state residents unless they get a license.
Dec 15, 2011 An unexpected budget surplus sees Minnesota in the black...at least for now.