State officials had moved to close the school, saying it wasn't meeting state standards. The order, however, is not final -- the state could still move to close the school. The Department of Education is reviewing the ruling.
New details revealed in Bloomington restaurant shooting that killed Prior Lake man
Aaron Le has been charged with 2nd-degree murder.
Runways shut down at MSP Airport due to heavy snow
Some spots in the Twin Cities could see up to 8 inches of snow on Tuesday.
U of M researcher who dreamed of becoming doctor ID'd as victim in fatal crash
Ebony Miller was 24 years old.
Bank robbery in Savage sends Target into lockdown; no arrest made
This is a developing story.
Government official accused of stealing luggage at MSP Airport
Charges state Sam Brinton stole luggage with its contents valued at over $2,000.
Developer plans 'modern European' condos for Minnetonka
City planners are set to review a concept plan Thursday.
Expect up to 8 inches in Twin Cities; another snowstorm next week?
The latest from Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Northern long-eared bat moved from threatened to endangered list
Populations affected by white-nose syndrome have declined by 97% or more.
Early closures at growing number of schools as snow falls in Minnesota
There are concerns over the afternoon commute.
Court: Ex-cop who fatally shot Philando Castile had teaching license wrongfully denied
The Court of Appeals sent the application back for reconsideration by the board.
Multiple crashes, spinouts in Twin Cities as snow falls Tuesday morning
The metro could get up to six inches of snow throughout the day.
Ed chief says BlueSky online charter school may stay open
Officials began investigating after hearing complaints that the school was graduating students who weren't meeting state standards. BlueSky leaders say they have followed state rules.
Minnesota receives $28 million grant to support the state's charter schools
Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius told MPR the federal money will help "replicate high-performing charters and share those best practices across all schools." She also says the grant will help the state monitor the strengths and weaknesses of charter schools.
Charter school movement remembers its origins in Minnesota
It was twenty years ago when America's first charter school opened in St. Paul. One of the key state lawmakers in the movement says much of the credit belongs to a group of active citizens. Today there are more than 5,000 charter schools around the country. A national convention will meet in Minneapolis this month.
ACLU releases hundreds of documents in case against now-shuttered charter school
The ACLU says the documents back up its claims that TiZA illegally funneled taxpayer money to its religious landlords and promoted Islam in the curriculum. The group also says it's looking into at least a dozen other charter schools with religious affiliations in Minnesota to see whether they might be blurring the lines between church and state.
State review raises questions about online learning
The report found full-time online students made less progress on standardized state math tests than students in traditional schools. It also found that one in four full-time online students dropped out of school.
Wisconsin judge deals blow to bargaining law ... but now what?
Wisconsin's Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen plans to act quickly in seeking a stay in a court decision made by a judge Friday that overturned the law that repealed most collective bargaining for local government and school district employees. Gov. Scott Walker says the ruling ultimately won't amount to anything, but it left many in the state confused.
Embattled head of St. Peter state hospital forced out
The Department of Human Services asked David Proffitt to step down Tuesday morning. He was hired for the job in St. Peter just seven months ago. In December, the state agency began an investigation following accusations he created a hostile work environment. Proffitt will help with the transition to new leadership.
Charter school destroyed in civil unrest to open at Mall of America
The school space will allow MTCS to "continue rethinking education."
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