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One more application lever prospective college students can pull: ‘demonstrated interest’

“I think all schools are interested in students who are interested in them,” said David Wagner, director of admissions at St. Olaf College.

Whatever happened to time-outs? Minneapolis and St. Paul districts still suspend hundreds of elementary students each year

During the 2015-16 school year, the Minneapolis Public Schools district reported 986 K-5 suspensions; St. Paul Public Schools reported 1,833. Both are trying to lower the numbers.

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For-profit schools get public dollars for dropouts who rarely drop in

Schools touted by Betsy DeVos aggressively recruit at-risk students, offer barebones courses, and boost revenue by inflating enrollment.

Pearl Bakhtiari
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How to save the humanities? Make them a requirement toward a business degree

One Canadian university sets out to prove the value of the humanities in lucrative careers.

This week's MinnPost Quiz: restraint, reckless driving, and rankings
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