Tom Weber Feature Archive

Test results from the state education department show a gain for Minnesota students in reading. It's harder to tell whether there's been a gain in math, because most students took a new, tougher test this year. (09/14/2011)
But 10 years later, the attacks occupy an awkward spot in schools. For teachers and other adults, the anniversary triggers raw memories, and for them it might be too soon to treat the event as history. (09/08/2011)
Tuesday is the first day of class for most public school students in Minnesota, and although school leaders have bemoaned state cuts to education and delayed payments to their districts, they've worked like mad to keep doomsday scenarios from happening. (09/06/2011)
As he starts his 50th season, Ron Stolski is more than a high school football coach. (09/02/2011)
A new law takes effect in Minnesota today regarding concussion injuries involving student athletes. (09/01/2011)
Two schools in a little-known district in the Twin Cities could be up for closure. (08/31/2011)
The St. Paul School District will reimburse its superintendent up to $40,000 dollars for moving-related costs. (08/25/2011)
Twelve Minnesota high schools will open their high school football season this weekend one week before the rest of the schools in the state. (08/25/2011)
A high school in south-central Minnesota is dropping varsity football this season over safety concerns related to a lack of upperclassmen on the team. (08/25/2011)
Two lawsuits over the treatment of gay students in the Anoka-Hennepin School District offer something old and something new for legal observers. (08/23/2011)
The state's education commissioner says she's exploring ways to make the ACT college entrance exam even higher-stakes for Minnesota students than it already is. (08/17/2011)
Minnesota's high school class of 2011 scored an average of 22.9 of a possible 36 on the ACT, among the best in the nation. (08/17/2011)
The father of a U.S. soldier and Minnesota native who was killed in Afghanistan speaks in his memory. (08/16/2011)
Minnesota's education commissioner today requested from the federal education department to waive two sections of the No Child Left Behind education law. (08/16/2011)
Gov. Mark Dayton said today that the state will expand a ratings system for daycare and early childhood education providers across Minnesota. (08/10/2011)