Education

Open House July 29   New Horizon Academy, Champlin (9051 White Oak Trail N.), will host a fall open house Tuesday, July 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Parents and their children are invited to tour the facility and classrooms, meet teachers and staff and learn more about New Horizon’s early education programs. The “Magic [...]

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Hennepin Technical College is now offering 16 new diploma, certificate and degree programs. Offerings range from an executive administrative professional associate of applied science degree, to a certificate in quality assurance, to a hybrid vehicle specialist certificate. Hennepin Technical College has campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie and is a member of the Minnesota [...]

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Family Resource Center for Brooklyn Center, Osseo and Anoka-Hennepin school districts is a one-stop shop of services BY KATY ZILLMER katy.zillmer@ecm-inc.com On any given day at the Community Corner in Brooklyn Center class is in session for preschool students to adults, employment counselors and family advocates work with clients and staff and volunteers sort donations [...]

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The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is urging motorists to use extra caution at the start of the school year. Parents are reminded to review safety tips with their children. Anyone behind the wheel should drive attentively and watch for children on sidewalks, along roadways, and at all crosswalks and intersections. Remember that texting while driving [...]

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BY joe Nathan SUN NEWSPAPERS   Three important questions come from “Do Schools Challenge our Children?”, a new report by the Center for American Progress: • Is school too easy for many youngsters? • Should we believe student surveys? • If the answer to the first two questions is “yes,” now what? CAP describes itself [...]

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