Education

Are student loans holding our economy back? Certainly America has recovered from the last recession, but this is an interesting question nonetheless. In a November 2013 address before the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Assistant Director Rohit Chopra expressed that college loan debt “may prove to be one of the [...]

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The Stillwater School District is implementing new state standard in student achievement. In 2013 Minnesota state legislators developed new standards to measure student achievement, called World’s Best Workforce, and required school districts across the state to develop an implementation plan by Summer 2014. The plan outlined five goals each district needs to address in its [...]

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A proposal to build a 125-foot telecommunications tower next to the Oak-Land Junior High School in Lake Elmo has stirred up opposition from a local parents’ group. The Stillwater Schools Community Action Network (SSCAN) has begun an online petition that urges the school board to reconsider its plan to construct the tower near children, citing [...]

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