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Overcontrolling parenting of t...

Jun 20, 2018 by

By Susan Perry – Photo by Wang Xi on Unsplash Children need to learn how to self-regulate their emotions and behaviors — and...

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A small but significant contri...

May 18, 2018 by

The Dowling Urban Environmental Elementary School playground was designed to serve the school’s significant population of students...

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Test results show Minnesota’s ...

May 7, 2018 by

By Aara Johnson and Bonnie O’Keefe – Aara Johnson More multilingual students than ever before live and learn in Minnesota – the...

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Minnesota should require that ...

Apr 30, 2018 by

By Sen. Steve Cwodzinski – Creative Commons/Flickr/kidTruant The state Legislature not only has a constitutional duty to...

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Budget upheaval at Minneapolis...

Apr 24, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – The Minneapolis Public Schools board hasn’t even had an opportunity to review the complete budget proposal...

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How one group of advocates put...

Apr 17, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – MinnPost photo by Erin Hinrichs Delilah Florin and Sylvia Dumitrich, both 9, have dyslexia and were...

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Minnesota lawmakers look to ad...

Apr 4, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – This past fall, Brenda Becker learned that her granddaughter had been embarrassed in front of her peers in...

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Poor grades more likely when s...

Apr 3, 2018 by

By Susan Perry – We should be encouraging educational institutions to schedule class times to match the biological rhythms of...

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Bill would mandate affirmative...

Mar 31, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs –  Since graduating from the University of Minnesota, Abby Honold, 23, has been working in sexual-assault...

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Could undecided high school gr...

Mar 27, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Sparks flew in Russ Tesmer’s auto body repair class as a group of students practiced welding on an old car...

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Lanesboro Public Schools’ pion...

Mar 21, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – MinnPost photo by Erin Hinrichs The district supports an on-site day care center that serves teachers and...

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Workshops help middle schooler...

Mar 15, 2018 by

By Andy Steiner – The workshops include partner yoga, group discussions about development and communication — and times for the...

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Gustavus Adolphus student conf...

Mar 1, 2018 by

By Andy Steiner – For 23 years, members of Building Bridges, a student-run social justice organization at Gustavus Adolphus...

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What’s at issue in the M...

Feb 22, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – The day after the St. Paul Public Schools district and its teachers union reached a last-minute settlement...

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Minnesota is less likely to of...

Feb 10, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – When Hudson Benites’ kindergarten teacher identified him as being potentially gifted, his parents had him...

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Unpacking the pending St. Paul...

Feb 8, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – At the outset of teacher contract negotiations between the St. Paul Public Schools district and the St. Paul...

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Minnesota Department of Human ...

Feb 5, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs and Greta Kaul – Last fall, the state Department of Human Rights delivered letters to 43 Minnesota school...

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St. Paul teachers vote to auth...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Strike vote. The Star Tribune’s Anthony Lonetree reports: “The union representing 3,700 St. Paul teachers and school support staff...

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A look at the two leaders spea...

Jan 11, 2018 by

  By Erin Hinrichs – With more than 80 years of combined experience — and failed attempts at retiring in common — Dennis...

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