City Pages profiles the creation, and three Minnesotan creators, of The Oregon Trail — one of computing’s earliest educational games and simulators.
Winona Daily News: [via Bluestem Prairie] WSU English professor Chuck Ripley thinks that if Rep. Steve Drazkowski is serious about making English the official language of Minnesota, Draz’d better remember to remove all that Latin from state statutes, too. Bologna…. Continue Reading →
It’s no news that recent budget cuts (and more expected during the next legislative session) have been hitting the educational system pretty hard. And now, according to WCCO, Minnesota State University, Mankato has laid off another 12 faculty members ‚Äî… Continue Reading →
According to City Pages, Newsweek has declared Southwest High School the best in the state. Never mind the crowded classrooms, the ancient facilities and the general lack of college campus-like opulence compared to its palatial suburban rivals: Southwest High School… Continue Reading →
On Thursday, Americans for UNFPA in partnership with Minneapolis – St. Paul International Film Festival will be screening Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter, a moving film about a woman struggling to protect her daughter against the traditional practice of female genital cutting…. Continue Reading →
With the ink barely dry on the latest round of cuts to higher education funding, the state‚Äôs public colleges and universities are already bracing for more cuts next year. The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities… Continue Reading →
(via Strib) The Minnesota chapter of a national Islamic civil liberties group has asked federal education officials to investigate what it calls “growing racial and religious tensions” in the state’s schools. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) announced Wednesday that… Continue Reading →