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July 28, 2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
After another round of disappointing standardized test results, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius said the state may never boost the academic performance of students of color without first addressing the outside factors that hold children back in school. Overall, the pass rate...
July 28, 2016 - 9:04pm
August 15, 2014
Column: Lesson in a STEM study
CHICAGO — Every once in a while, research quantifies the effects of certain education policies on students. Then, the results are often shelved in favor of the prevailing “common sense.” As in: If you want more scientists, mandate more science courses in school. Let’s hope...
August 15, 2014 - 9:38pm
March 10, 2014
Multiples of success
WORTHINGTON – Hours of competition and days of practice added up to a super sum of success for the Worthington Middle School (WMS) sixth graders participating in this year’s Math Masters competition, hosted Saturday at WMS. “When the dust settled, the Worthington Team No. 2...
March 10, 2014 - 10:17pm
October 8, 2010
Teachers + parents = help for kids
October 8, 2010 - 10:30am
September 13, 2010
School gets serious about math woes
DETROIT LAKES - During the past five years, Detroit Lakes Middle School sixth graders performed well below state average on standardized math tests, according to data provided by the school. More specifically, the 2009-10 results showed a significant drop of 18 percent proficiency...
September 13, 2010 - 12:30pm
May 14, 2010
Education Briefs: May 15, 2010
Camping programs offered for youths WORTHINGTON -- "Summer Survivor" at 4-H Camp is the theme for three camps offered at Shetek Lutheran Ministries on Lake Shetek this summer. Teen Camp for seventh- and eighth-graders is June 20-22; Junior Camp for third- and fourth-graders is June...
May 14, 2010 - 6:36pm
April 1, 2010
WMS hosts Math Masters competition
Photos from the sixth-grade Math Masters competition on March 13 at Worthington Middle School. Photos courtesy of Worthington Middle School...
April 1, 2010 - 11:10am
January 8, 2010
As others see it: Push for math, science jobs
The United States is losing the race among world nations in educating our youths for the jobs of the 21st century -- jobs steeped in technology and green energy development. President Barack Obama on Wednesday honored a host of teachers from around the nation in White House ceremonies...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2009
Brief: Prairie Math Masters place regionally
WORTHINGTON -- Two Math Masters teams from Prairie Elementary placed at the regional Math Masters of Minnesota Challenge at Worthington Middle School on April 25. Team 1, composed of Erik Landgaard, Cameron Jenson, Bryon Doeden, Gage Langerud and Juston Bents, placed sixth, while...
April 30, 2009 - 5:08pm
December 1, 2008
Hearing for math grad standards
WILLMAR -- Minnesota Education Commissioner Alice Seagren is confident that high school juniors will rise to the challenge when they take a new state math test in April. They have to pass it to graduate. State Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, isn't so sure that the juniors and their...
December 1, 2008 - 3:00pm
May 10, 2008
MCC math teams add up awards
SLAYTON -- Three Murray County Central teams -- the Twinkies, the 3 Musketeers and the AE_Gurls -- competed at the National Math Bee Championship recently at McWane Science Center, Birmingham, Ala., earning two firsts, two seconds and a fifth-place award. "Dexterity is quite important,...
May 10, 2008 - 12:00am