Minnesota’s social studies sta...

Aug 4, 2020 by

This process only happens once every 10 years, and it kicked off earlier this month. By Erin Hinrichs | MinnPost Staff Writer...

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How do substitute teachers fit...

Jul 21, 2020 by

If some form of in-classroom learning resumes, the need for substitute teachers could spike. If this fall includes a return to...

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Preschoolers who are picky eat...

May 30, 2020 by

By Susan Perry – Photo by Hal Gatewood on Unsplash The more parents try to impose strict control over their child’s cuisine,...

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Headed toward a final vote, th...

Apr 16, 2020 by

By Erin Hinrichs – MinnPost file photo by Erin Hinrichs Superintendent Ed Graff: “What’s essentially emerged is a proposal to...

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AP exams scheduled for May, IB...

Apr 10, 2020 by

This is uncharted territory for all involved, and students still have lots of questions — and mixed feelings — about how this will...

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‘I don’t know what we’d do wit...

Mar 21, 2020 by

Districts responded quickly to the governor’s directive to pull together on-site child care for emergency workers, in an effort...

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The psychology behind panic bu...

Mar 15, 2020 by

By Susan Perry –  REUTERS/Mike Blake Empty cold and flu medicine shelves are shown at a Target store in Encinitas, California,...

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What striking St. Paul teacher...

Mar 12, 2020 by

St. Paul educators say the need for increased student supports — for English language learners, for special education students,...

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The Page-Kashkari proposal for...

Mar 1, 2020 by

The mix of co-signers on Rep. Rena Moran’s bill indicates that this issue has the potential to transcend party politics. By Erin...

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Appreciating Hy Berman and the...

Feb 22, 2020 by

by Jay Weiner “I always saw the public arena as a massive classroom.” — Hy Berman Today would have been Hy Berman’s 95th birthday...

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Child, not bride: Minnesota sh...

Feb 11, 2020 by

Nearly 250,000 children in the United States were married between the years 2000 and 2010. That number includes an estimated 2,500...

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5 education issues to watch in...

Dec 30, 2019 by

By Erin Hinrichs –  Creative Commons/RubyT During the upcoming legislative session, expect to hear a lot of familiar pitches...

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Regular visits to concerts, mu...

Dec 23, 2019 by

The more often people make visits to various arts venues, the lower their risk of an early death, the study also found. By Susan...

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In cutting football, St. Cloud...

Dec 22, 2019 by

“If it can happen at St. Cloud, it can happen anywhere,” said Minnesota State Athletics Director Kevin Buisman. By Pat Borzi...

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Inside the multibillion-dollar...

Nov 29, 2019 by

An excerpt from the new book “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale,” by journalist Adam Minter. By Adam Minter |...

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Campaign to halt charter-schoo...

Nov 22, 2019 by

By Erin Hinrichs –  MinnPost photo by Erin Hinrichs Students board buses at Higher Ground Academy, a St. Paul charter school....

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Why Ed Commissioner Ricker see...

Oct 15, 2019 by

By Erin Hinrichs – MinnPost photo by Erin Hinrichs Ben Lathrop, a National Board Certified English Teacher, teaching an...

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Secure entrances, ID scanners ...

Oct 3, 2019 by

By Erin Hinrichs – MinnPost photo by Erin Hinrichs Delano Public Schools Superintendent Matt Schoen would like to move the ID...

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Data show significant disparit...

Sep 23, 2019 by

Of all four advanced course categories, students of color are best represented in International Baccalaureate courses. By Erin...

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Twin Cities districts scrambli...

Sep 2, 2019 by

If need be, schools will deploy backup plans that range from expanding class sizes to employing long-term substitute teachers to help...

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