Score another one for the two-year colleges. Anoka Technical College’s precision sheet-metal class seems to offer what most students dream of: free classes, pre-arranged job interviews and high chances for a job right after graduation. This KSTP segment talks about the course — how the $2,000 classes are free because of a Department of Labor Read more

Democrats object to changes to tuition reciprocity with Minnesota Four Democrats on the state’s budget committee raised objections to proposed changes to Wisconsin’s tuition reciprocity program with Minnesota. (Wisconsin State Journal) State cutbacks send may to private colleges A growing number of students are so frustrated by cutbacks at public campuses that they are flocking Read more

Organizers of the unionization of University of Minnesota’s graduate assistants say they’ll be working through the summer to boost even higher the number of student cards calling for a union election. Supporters say they want collective bargaining for pay and benefits, and want a better way to resolve work issues. The Minnesota Daily reports the Read more