All schools in Minneapolis were on lockdown for two days last week following a threat that someone would shoot at an unspecified school in the city and then shoot himself.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
The Minneapolis school board has chosen Deputy Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson to lead the 35,000-student district.
January 27, 2010 – Education Week
Each will receive $50,000 from the governors’ group to help find ways to keep students in school and bring back those who left.
January 5, 2010 – Education Week
Teachers’ groups in Minnesota and Florida argue that state officials are taking a ‘top down’ approach in their applications for federal stimulus money.
January 6, 2010 – Education Week
Lawmakers, unions, and school policymakers continue to argue over policy changes in the competition for $4 billion in stimulus funds.
December 18, 2009 – Education Week
Twelve Minnesota schools are to split nearly $500,000 from the Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing, to teach Chinese language and culture.
December 16, 2009 – Education Week
The Center for School Change, a nationally known school improvement organization, is moving to Macalester College, in St. Paul, next month.
December 9, 2009 – Education Week
The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a special education teacher didn't violate maltreatment rules when she took a child to a timeout room rather than a bathroom.
December 9, 2009 – Education Week

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