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May 20, 2019
Bruce Locklear. Photo courtesy of New Life Academy
New Life Academy names interim head
May 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 16, 2019
Voters approve $275M school construction plan for District 622
May 16, 2019 - 8:44am
May 14, 2019
Woodbury Elementary School students (from left to right): Ethan Olson, Carter Stewart, Kody Aikens, Adrian Heath and Oliver Barker participated in the school's annual art show May 7. Photo courtesy of Stacie Totzke
Students display art at annual show
May 14, 2019 - 5:00pm
May 7, 2019
After delay, Minnesota lawmakers to appoint new U of M regents
May 7, 2019 - 6:23pm
School District 622 seeks bond approval
May 7, 2019 - 11:00am
April 24, 2019
Grad rates hold steady in 833
April 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 23, 2019
Minnesota graduation rates hit all-time high
April 23, 2019 - 12:28pm
April 22, 2019
Angie Jorgensen has been teaching 14 years and works with fourth grade students at Pinecrest Elementary in Hastings, Minn. She said veteran teachers helped her achieve National Board Certification. Photo courtesy of Angie Jorgensen
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
New Life Academy won awards at the regional and state science fair. They include, from left: Alex Li, Lauren Meyer, Nancy Wang and Nickolas Zander. Teacher Shay Motalebi is second from right. Photo courtesy of Amy Clausen
New Life Academy students, teacher win science awards
April 22, 2019 - 9:51am
April 17, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Ricker 'exhilarated' every day: State commissioner of education touts strong practices
April 17, 2019 - 11:00am
April 14, 2019

Student Abdulaziz Mohamed, left, speaks to, from second left, Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Marys Point, Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker and Gov. Tim Walz during an education roundtable at Stillwater High School on April 10, 2019. Christopher Magan / Pioneer Press
Minnesota GOP and DFL nearly a billion dollars apart on education spending
April 14, 2019 - 5:51pm
April 11, 2019
Kristi Nelson of Hastings put on a painting demonstration at the March 30 Marketplace of Learning at Cottage Grove Middle School. Nelson was among nearly 20 instructors who gave classes during the event, which is organized by District 833 Community Education. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Rebranded Marketplace of Learning draws over 200
April 11, 2019 - 4:00pm
Members of the Woodbury High School Environmental Club pose for a photo after accepting a public health award from Washington County on April 5, 2019. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
Environmental Club wins public health award
April 11, 2019 - 6:00am
April 10, 2019
New Life Academy students Riley Grohn, Justin DeBoer and Cooper Falteisek pitch their Complete Backpack business to judges. Submitted photo
New Life students win 'Shark Tank'-style competition
April 10, 2019 - 6:00am