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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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YWCA Minneapolis’ anti-b...

Dec 24, 2017 by

By Erin Hinrichs – As the national news cycle continues churning out stories of sexual harassment allegations taking down adult...

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Students’ lawsuit in Edi...

Dec 13, 2017 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Gathered outside at a park adjacent to Creek Valley Elementary School in Edina last Thursday afternoon, a...

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Northfield’s TORCH progr...

Dec 2, 2017 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Inside a study hall classroom at Northfield High School, on a recent afternoon, students made themselves...

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Minnesota taxpayers largely sa...

Nov 29, 2017 by

By Erin Hinrichs – This fall, 98 school districts in Minnesota asked voters to approve referendums to support everything from...

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Ruth A. Myers was a lifelong a...

Nov 13, 2017 by

By Mary Treacy – Ruth A. Myers was known as the “grandmother of American Indian education in Minnesota.” A persistent voice for...

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