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Businesses seek health and wellness professionals in pandemic era

The University of Wisconsin-Superior offers bachelor's and master's programs in the health and wellness arena.

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All elementary schools can move to in-person learning under new Walz order

Schools can switch to in-person learning on Jan. 18 regardless of county COVID-19 rates, so long as they implement all required mitigation measures.

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Rochester superintendent suspended for plagiarizing letter to staff

The superintendent admitted to plagiarizing the letter.

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Pandemic pushes need for cybersecurity and I.T. professionals to forefront

University of Wisconsin-Superior is helping meet demand with online master’s programs

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Rochester superintendent admits he plagiarized letter to staff

Med City Beat broke the story, prompting the superintendent to apologize.

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UW-Superior offers two master’s program options for the field of counseling

After the year we've had, counseling has never been more vital.

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Police group issues complaint about book read to students in south metro

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association wants the book removed.

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Mounds View schools signals shift to distance learning for secondary students

It comes amid a surge in cases and hospitalizations in Minnesota.

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2 U of M professors selected for $625,000 MacArthur fellowships

Paul Dauenhauer and Damien Fair will receive stipends of $625,000 for their work.

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Grades 9-12 at Brainerd High School to go online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Classes have been canceled for Wednesday, and will resume via distance learning Thursday.

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How did Minnesota do on WSJ's 'Best Colleges in America' ranking?

The survey ranked hundreds of universities across the U.S.

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Hopkins to remove police from the high school after students call for change

The school board voted to not renew the contract with Minnetonka police at the end of the year.

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Rochester school delays start of classes after positive COVID-19 cases

Three staff members tested positive, and others have been in close contact with them.

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Union says teachers being left out of reopening discussions by some MN school districts

Teachers in Minnetonka are among those calling for changes to the district's reopening plan.

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Burnsville educator named Minnesota teacher of the year

Hassan is the second teacher from the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district to receive the award.

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List of fall restart plans chosen by Minnesota school districts

This list will be updated as more school districts announce their plans.

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St. Paul Public Schools joins Minneapolis starting year remotely

The school board voted Wednesday to begin remotely for at least six weeks

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Minnesota reveals plan to spend $256M in federal cash to reopen schools

Minnesota Management and Budget is asking lawmakers to allocate more than $250 million to help schools reopen.

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As it stands: A county-by-county look at how MN schools could restart

The model of choice will change based on a 14-day infection rate in each county.

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Coronavirus: Gov. Walz reveals plans for 2020-21 school year

The governor issued the state's long-awaited guidance Thursday afternoon.

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Watch live: Gov. Walz announces guidance for 2020-21 school year

He is expected to announce that school districts will have control over reopening plans.

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Gov. Walz to announce school plans at Thursday press conference

The governor will reveal the state's guidance for school reopenings.