Opinion
Testing and, more broadly, learning have been disrupted in the past two weeks for thousands of Minnesota students. The Minnesota Department of Education says equipment failure and outside computer attacks on Pearson, the company hired to run our statewide tests, caused the problems. The problems bec...Read More
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Letters will be accepted for the Open Forum for publication in the next available issue after receipt. Letters may be sent to Forest Lake Times, 146 N. Lake St., Suite 125, Forest Lake, or by e-mail to [email protected] Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed w...Read More
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Violence is both insidious and deadly in our society. Some of us live with it, even daily. For others it glares though headlines, or it blindsides us when we are least expecting. We think that violence – how it happens, how it affects us and how we can stop it – deserves a closer look. [...]...Read More
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MOST FL Coalition It’s common knowledge that many of the poor decisions made by teens on prom night happen after the official activities have ended. So, how can you help your teen plan ahead for a safe and sober celebration after they leave the sponsored and chaperoned activities? Talk with them a...Read More
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Lucinda Jesson Toni Carter Guest Columnists All children deserve the love and protection of the adults in their lives and the communities that surround them. Recent tragic deaths of children at the hands of their caregivers launched an outpouring of collective grief, highlighted weaknesses and gaps ...Read More
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Letters will be accepted for the Open Forum for publication in the next available issue after receipt. Letters may be sent to Forest Lake Times, 146 N. Lake St., Suite 125, Forest Lake, or by e-mail to [email protected] Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed w...Read More
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Two St. Paul Harding Senior High School seniors recently did one of the hardest things in education: They retained the eager, rapt attention of more than 30 middle school students for 40 minutes. Ismael Kamara and Sheriden Groves, themselves Battle Creek Middle School alumni, spoke at Battle Creek...Read More
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