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‘Help us’: Minnesota school of...

May 12, 2019 by

By Taryn Phaneuf – MinnPost photo by Taryn Phaneuf Rep. Angie Craig and Sen. Tina Smith are supporting legislation to increase...

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4 ways to help teachers feel a...

May 8, 2019 by

By Julia Brandes – Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash We’ve all seen the memes: “TEACHING: Having 100 responsibilities...

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Solar panels on schools: Not e...

May 2, 2019 by

By Walker Orenstein MinnPost file photo by Tony Nelson Both the DFL-led House and the Republican-controlled Senate booked money in...

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How Columbine became a bluepri...

Apr 22, 2019 by

By Jillian Peterson and James Densley – When 12 students and one teacher were killed in Littleton, Colorado, 20 years ago, it...

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A lot of Minnesota lawmakers a...

Apr 19, 2019 by

A coalition calling for $80 million in new state funding for recruiting and retaining more teachers of color in Minnesota is...

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Is the running boom over?

Apr 17, 2019 by

By Greta Kaul – About 30,000 runners ran the Boston Marathon Monday. One of the world’s marquee races, the Boston Marathon is...

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At the Museum of Russian Art: ...

Feb 28, 2019 by

By Pamela Espeland – Private American Collection Vasily Neyasov, “A Guy from the Urals,” 1959, oil on canvas Set for last...

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Special-ed reform: Paperwork e...

Jan 24, 2019 by

By Erin Hinrichs – School district leaders have long been voicing concerns over rising special-education costs. For most, it’s...

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U of M president finalist Joan...

Dec 13, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – MinnPost photo by Erin Hinrichs Joan Gabel spent time on the Twin Cities campus on Monday mingling with...

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Thinking about switching caree...

Dec 4, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – MinnPost photo by Bill Kelley According to the state’s 2017 teacher supply and demand report, 15 percent of...

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How one school district is loo...

Nov 23, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Earlier this school year, Kate Hulse witnessed a rare partnership play out during one of her routine...

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Farm-to-school programs have b...

Nov 21, 2018 by

By Taryn Phaneuf – At Lyndale Elementary in South Minneapolis in late October, a crowd of well-dressed adults stood inside the...

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Limiting children’s screen tim...

Oct 2, 2018 by

By Susan Perry – Limiting children to less than two hours a day of screen time is associated with better brain function,...

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The ‘full-service community sc...

Sep 27, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Some high-profile Minnesotan political figures have been publicly endorsing a K-12 public school model that...

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Student opportunities — not fi...

Sep 1, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Eveleth-Gilbert Senior High School, located in the town of Eveleth. Before the kickoff of fall sports, staff...

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An alternative route to a dipl...

Jun 30, 2018 by

By Erin Hinrichs – When Barb Ziemke’s kids each completed their senior year at Apple Valley High School, they both participated...

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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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