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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the House Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, March 20, 2018. DeVos went before the panel Tuesday to defend her agency’s budget, including a sweeping overhaul of the Education Department that has strained relations within her agency and with Congress — and defies the White House’s budget office. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Betsy DeVos: I would visit low-performing schools but 'will they let me in?'
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March 19, 2018
As classmates Trevor Slaybaugh and Kyler Couture watch, Griffin Dahlberg (all grade 9) cuts reel hubs apart on a tablesaw. Travis Grimler / Forum News Service
Students get real-life manufacturing, sales experience with rattle reels
March 19, 2018 - 5:45am
March 18, 2018
Representative John Lesch points out districts that students should concentrate door knocking efforts at as students from around the state got together to lobby state representatives on a measure to require universal background checks for firearms purchases in Minnesota at the Legislative Office Building on Wednesday, March 14. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Back-pats and hard truths: Eight Minnesota teens take polite gun-control pitches, not protests, to the Capitol
March 18, 2018 - 8:00am
March 17, 2018
Finalists named for Ridgewater College president
March 17, 2018 - 2:29pm
March 14, 2018
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BHS, area students take part in nationwide walkout marking a month since Florida school shooting
March 14, 2018 - 4:54pm
More than 40 Red Lake students head back to class on Wednesday after attending a walkout in front of the school. The event was one of several held in the area and throughout the country to protest gun violence in schools. The walkout marked a month since the large-scale high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. March 21 also marks the 13th anniversary of the shooting at Red Lake High School that claimed the lives of eight people, including the shooter. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
At Red Lake, site of 2005 school shooting, walkout carries deep significance
March 14, 2018 - 4:34pm
'Students have just had enough:' Walkouts planned across the nation one month after Florida shooting
March 14, 2018 - 9:05am
March 13, 2018
Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul
Rate Minn. schools like restaurants? Parents want simplicity, teachers warn success is complex
March 13, 2018 - 9:22pm
Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State, speaks with students Tuesday in the Bemidji High School class American Government and Politics. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
Secretary of State talks importance of voting during visit to Bemidji classroom
March 13, 2018 - 5:39pm
March 12, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during an event at the White House in Washington, Feb. 27, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
White House vows to help arm teachers, backs off raising age for buying guns
March 12, 2018 - 8:11am
March 11, 2018
Women’s History Month events set at BSU
March 11, 2018 - 2:45pm
BSU researchers to be featured
March 11, 2018 - 12:15pm
Students in the News, March 11
March 11, 2018 - 9:15am
Bemidji Middle School seventh-grader Codey Dahl and robotics team coach Daniel Falk work on a robot Wednesday morning at the school. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji Middle Schoolers are adding a new mechanism to their world championship-bound ‘bot
March 11, 2018 - 8:05am
March 10, 2018
Students from across the Twin Cities marched down Marshall Avenue from St. Paul Central High School to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to demonstrate against gun violence Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
School security: Is there such thing as too much?
March 10, 2018 - 5:18pm