Updated at 10:12 a.m. Friday.
On Nov. 5, local voters will be asked to approve a $39.5 million Jordan Public Schools referendum that consists of three proposals.
PLYMOUTH — The Oakwood Elementary School expansion project caused conflict between the Wayzata School Board, school district and Plymouth City Council as the groups worked to move the project forward.
Education costs, climate change and marijuana policy dominated the evening at a town hall held by Eden Prairie's three state legislators on Sept. 17.
Ten people will be on the ballot on Nov. 5 for four seats available on Eden Prairie's School Board. Eden Prairie News asked each of them seven questions about their vision for the board, which is a seven-member elected body that governs the Eden Prairie School District, approves the district…
When Laura Guerrero was 12, she accompanied her mother − a professor at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter − on a trip to Costa Rica, where she tested her burgeoning Spanish skills and first discovered the power of speaking another language.
The Minnesota Department of Administration announced Monday the independent investigation into the Shakopee school district’s “operational health” — otherwise known as the NeuVest report — is public.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District officials want to finalize a plan for possible school closures, grade restructuring and boundary changes in December. Community events to hear public feedback are set to begin next month.
EXCELSIOR — Quinn Hughes and Tyler Clair, who are both seventh-graders at Minnetonka Middle School West, care a lot about the environment.
The Lake Minnetonka area welcomed back thousands of students on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Here's a look at the school districts, by the numbers.
Students familiarizing themselves with Eden Prairie’s schools this month will find numerous changes, large and small, throughout the districts’ eight schools. Thanks to voter approval of Designing Pathways last May, dozens of updates and maintenance projects received funding from the $39 mil…
Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria received the largest single gift to its annual fund in the school’s 20-year history.
Eastern Carver County Schools is being sued for allegedly failing to adequately respond to racial discrimination.
The evening air is growing crisp, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is over, and across Eden Prairie, educators have spent countless hours preparing their classrooms for their new pupils.
Providing federal money for local special education is a top priority, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig said during a visit to Burnsville Alternative High School in Eagan on the first day of the school year Tuesday.
Rock ‘n’ roll, dance lights, bouncing inflatable balls, glow sticks — this wasn’t a typical first day of school.
Several local students received awards in the Minnesota State Fair K-2 education competition on a number of different projects, in the fields of art and technology.
A high-quality education for every student everywhere and of every background is worth the investment it takes, Gov. Tim Walz told Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District staff members Tuesday.
Hundreds of parents in Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools don't know much about the school board, including who the board members are or what they do, according to the district's 2019 community survey.
PLYMOUTH — Wayzata Public School District’s North Woods Elementary School is almost ready for the school year.
Jordan Public Schools superintendent Matt Helgerson received high praise in his annual evaluation by the Jordan School Board this month.
PLYMOUTH — More than a year after the Wayzata School Board made the decision to make changes to school boundaries, residents who live in Plymouth, Medina and Maple Grove, the communities affected by the redistricting, are preparing for a new school year.
MINNETONKA — Madison LaRoche, 2019 Minnetonka High School graduate, was honored this week by the Lake Minnetonka Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, which awarded her a $500 scholarship, according to an Aug. 19 news release.
Shakopee school district staff members sat in a classroom at the high school on a late summer afternoon with a 100-page booklet and pens. It was 75 degrees and sunny Aug. 22, and district staff members weren’t required to attend the School Crisis Prevention and Intervention training session …
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison met with residents concerned about racist incidents in Eastern Carver County Schools on Tuesday evening.
Voters in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will decide whether to pay an estimated $1.7 million more each year in overall property taxes for the district’s general fund.
The members of Eden Prairie High School’s Distraction Free Driving Club are big fans of peer-to-peer education. Usually, that means other teenagers, but on Aug. 14, 22 high schoolers taught a different audience about safe driving: elementary schoolers.
HOPKINS — Hopkins Public Schools is bringing in a new face to Eisenhower Elementary and XinXing Academy this fall — Melissa Ness will take over as principal of the joint schools.
Summer still has its grasp on Eden Prairie, but election season is almost upon us. Ten candidates filed to run for the Eden Prairie School Board by Aug. 13, when the filing period closed. There are four seats that are up for election on Nov. 5.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District families could see a plan for school closures, grade restructuring and boundary changes as soon as November.
This summer, 422 random registered voters in Shakopee participated in a survey to offer feedback for Shakopee Public Schools. The participants were asked to grade the district, offer opinions on the district’s biggest challenges, measure the performance of district leadership and the school …
As another school year looms, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools’ residential enrollment is lower than expected, which could leave the district without more than $500,000 in state aid.
Eden Prairie News publishes the names of Eden Prairie residents or former residents who graduate, enroll or earn recognition in post-secondary education and whose names are shared by their schools.
- Two men charged in sexual assault of vulnerable adult at Mystic Lake
- Irwin Jacobs reportedly owed millions of dollars before death
- Clean Up Day will be back this fall in Shakopee
- 2 women give birth after eating The Labor Inducer burger at Excelsior restaurant
- Football: First loss of the season for No. 6 Chaska
- Report details workplace culture under ex-superintendent Rod Thompson
- Minor injuries reported in County Road 42 crash, driver cited
- Minnesota National Guard unit prepares to deploy after Eden Prairie farewell ceremony
- Meet the 10 candidates for Eden Prairie School Board
- At 74 years young, Eden Prairie's Bob Krowech sets deadlift world record (501 pounds)