HEALTHBEAT The social mission of medical schools
Few would argue that it's the mission of medical schools in the U.S. to produce trained and qualified physicians who can provide needed health care to the American population. But do medical schools... Posted on 6/29/10 at 6:37 AM
Local schools shift space to make room for more students
WORTHINGTON — At Worthington High School on Monday, Principal Paul Karelis was considering creating a classroom on the stage of the cafeteria to accommodate an anticipated 25-student increase at the start of class today.
WORTHINGTON — In preparation for a possible July 1 government shutdown, District 518 sent layoff notices to 470 employees, including the superintendent, principals, teachers, paraprofessionals and custodians.
Many maxed out on snow days, if they were built in calendar
WORTHINGTON — Numerous schools in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa had to call off classes on Monday and Tuesday due to heavy snowfall and impassable roads, and now they are left to find openings in the calendar for make-up days.
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education took the first step toward replacement of the district’s dilapidated tennis courts on Tuesday, unanimously making a commitment to move forward with the project.
USDA representatives present school with Healthier US School Challenge Silver award
ADRIAN — Students at Adrian Elementary kicked off their day Friday with a Rockin’ Recess, dancing to the Macarena and rolling through the motions of the Chicken Dance. The event was part of day-long festivities at the school to celebrate its silver rating in the Healthier U.S. School Challenge.
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — The Stillwater school district had the perfect site for its new Early Childhood Family Center centrally located in the district and a bargain at $3.2 million, including a building worth $900,000 for free.
MEGAN BOLDT,St. Paul Pioneer Press
, September 22, 2010
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Monday morning found students here in some uncommon locales for a school year weekday: working the register at the local Cenex station, checking their Facebook page at the library or sleeping in.
Mila Koumpilova, The Forum
, September 14, 2010
DULUTH — When I was a skinny kid in Worthington, from a family without much money and searching for a future, education gave me a chance. It gave me a chance to go to college, build a career prosecuting white-collar criminals, and begin a lifetime in public service.
Matt Entenza, DFL candidate for governor
, July 14, 2010
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