The state’s list of schools that didn’t meet adequately yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind standards will be released later this morning. Check back to MPR News for a report.
The Pi Press reports that MN Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius wrote a letter to parents this week saying parents shouldn’t worry if their children’s schools show up on the state’s watch list.
MPR reports that planned changes to the No Child Left Behind law are challenging to Minnesota educators.
Gov. Dayton wraps up his trade mission to South Korea today. He returns to Minnesota this weekend.
A state worker has been arrested in the drowning of a person in a group home.
MPR reports that gas bills could change this winter after “tiered pricing ends.”
MN Commerce Chair Mike Rothman toured a solar plant on the Iron Range.
The economy is gaining but not enough to cut the nation’s jobless rate.
The U.S. born Anwar al-Awlaki, a leader in Al Qaeda, was killed.
The House approved a short-term funding plan.
MPR says GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann is increasingly absent from Congress as she campaigns for president.
Kline also said he’s nearing completion of the Education bill.
Labor Secretary Hilda Solis was in Minnesota to promote President Obama’s jobs plan.
DFL Rep. Tim Walz toured a Foundry in Winona.
Banks are looking to hike fees on customers.
Race for Congress
With a fundraising deadline looming, candidates are scrambling for cash.
Race for President
The New York Times says Mitt Romney waits as the GOP flirts with alternatives.
CNN says Romney will report raising between $11 and $13 million in the last quarter.
The L.A. Times says some of President Obama’s Wall St. funders have turned against him.
Rick Perry apologized for using “heartless” during the debate.
Perry also stood by his criticism of Fed Chair Ben Bernanke.
Bachmann campaigned in North Carolina.
Bachmann also condemned the Arab Spring.
A mother who’s daughter suffers from e coli poisoning wrote an open letter to Bachmann saying her plan to reduce regulations for food safety is a bad idea.
The Des Moines Register says Bachmann boasts of rising polls but the numbers tell a different story.
Will he or won’t he? The Newark Star-Ledger says Chris Christie is seriously considering a run for the White House.
The Wall St. Journal looks at the questions Christie will face if he runs.
Jon Huntsman bets it all on New Hampshire.
Good luck to those running the Twin Cities marathon.