Education

7-Year-Old Brings Loaded Handgun To School In St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police are investigating after a 7-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to school in St. Paul. Someone at Highland Park Elementary became aware of the gun Wednesday morning and called police. A school resource officer…

School District Discussing Cuts to Art, Music and PE Class Time

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - There is discussion within the Sioux Falls School District about cutting down class time in art, music, and PE in elementary schools.  But, some parents aren't happy with the idea. “Especially at the elementary level, especially in…

Iowa Governor Signs Campus Free Speech Legislation

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's governor has signed a bill backed by conservative groups that requires public universities and community colleges to implement policies protecting free speech on campus. The Des Moines Register reports that Gov. Kim Reynolds signed…

A Trip That Could Change Everything

Only a handful of students nationwide ever get this opportunity. The 6th annual Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) Conference kicks off Thursday in Pittsburgh. The best and brightest in their fields from industry, government, and academia will be there. And…

Trump to Order Colleges to Back Free Speech or Lose Funding

President Donald Trump is expected to order U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal funding. White House officials say Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order requiring colleges to certify that their policies…

US Attorney Says Schools Not Involved In Scam

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities Fifty people have been charged in what federal officials say is the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the…

Closing the Gap: DigiGirlz Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Omnitech, a South Dakota software engineering firm partnered with Microsoft to hold their second annual DigiGirlz day at the University Center in Sioux Falls on March 7th. Around…

Iowa Considers Rules to Limit Use of School Seclusion Rooms

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa is considering new rules to limit school districts from using padded seclusion rooms to discipline children following a violent outburst. The Des Moines Register reports that the proposed changes seek to limit the frequency…

Sioux Falls School Leaders Apologize for KKK Attire in Play

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sioux Falls School District is apologizing for allowing a high school play performance that included student actors dressed in Ku Klux Klan clothing. District administrators say the production of "The Foreigner" at Roosevelt High School…

Mascot, Colors Announced for New Sioux Falls Schools

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Student have chosen the school colors and mascot for the new high school in Sioux Falls. On Friday, a group of high schoolers on the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council announced that Jefferson High School will be…

Iowa Senate Panel OKs Bill to Fund Private Schools

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa Senate subcommittee has advanced a measure that would use public education money for private schools and home schooling. The Des Moines Register reports the committee voted 2-1 for the measure Wednesday, with the…

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