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Minneapolis School Principal Put on Administrative Leave

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A principal at a Minneapolis school has been put on administrative leave, but the school district is offering few details as to why.

Lorraine Cruz had been principal at Green Central Park Community School since 2013. In a letter on the school’s website, the district says it cannot say why it put Cruz on leave, citing data privacy laws.

Program for Gifted Students in Eden Prairie is Expanding

Eden Prairie plans to expand its program for highly-gifted students.

The Mosiac program has served grades four through six. Starting next year, it will be open for students in grades three and seven. It serves students in the 98th and 99th percentile in ability and achievement.

22 Minn. Schools Named 'Celebration Schools' for Student Achievement

Twenty-two schools across Minnesota are being recognized for their efforts to increase student achievement.

Maplewood School Receives $10,000 Technology Grant for "Hour of Code" Movement

A Maplewood elementary school will be able to invest $10,000 into new technology for computer science. Non-profit organization, Code.org, awarded Edgerton Elementary the technology grant for 'Hour of Code,' a global effort to increase computer science education.

2 Eden Prairie Teachers Honored for Innovation, Use of Technology

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Two Eden Prairie teachers will receive a special honor Tuesday.

Cedar Hills Elementary sixth-grade teacher Brent Bovitz and Forest Hills Elementary fourth-grade teacher Megan Skogstad will get Exceptional Teacher Awards from TIES, which is a Minnesota education technology collaborative.

3-D Printing is Changing How Elementary School Students Learn

3-D printing is gaining ground in Minnesota as a way to educate kids, improve people's health and change the landscape of small businesses.

Eden Prairie, Elk River Among Schools with Successful Levy Pushes

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Eden Prairie residents approved two school district levies on Election Day, avoiding what school officials say would have been “wide-ranging cuts.”

The first question on the ballot renewed the existing operating levy, which will cost about $8 more per month for a home valued at $325,000. School officials say the approval prevents $10 million in cuts next year.