Educator David Marshak visited with Bob Aug. 31 and made many compelling arguments for keeping kids with the same teacher longer than one year. Learn more about his ideas and his book, "Kids need the same teacher for more than one year," here.
The Cook County High School Band recently returned from a special trip to Memphis, Tennessee and Orlando, Florida.
The Ojibwe People's Dictionary: a new searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary from the U of MN-
Bob spoke Feb. 10 with Prof. Brenda Child, chair of the department of American Indian Studies at the U of MN, about the new online Ojibwe People's Dictionary. Click here to browse the dictionary, hear pronounciations from native speakers, and see visual links to related collections of the MN Historical Society.
Buck spoke May 13 with Jonathan Nutzmann, student leader of the U of MN Solar Vehicle Project, about designing and building a car that runs on the sun.
Do you know how to study properly? Cook County Higher Education will kick off their first Guest Lecture Series with Dr. Bob Pratt on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 PM.
Cook County Schools ISD 166 is going to voters for approval of a property tax increase to help support and sustain the district’s operations. A small part of what the levy would preserve is money designated for early childhood education: education for kids before kindergarten and support for their families.
During Wednesday morning’s “Daybreak” program Minnesota’s US Senator Al Franken weighed in on the extension of unemployment benefits and health care reform legislation, both to
WTIP’s First Thursday Community Conversations program took a close look at the financial situation and future of the Cook County Independent School District 166.