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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Push to increase ‘educational ...

Aug 25, 2019 by

By Taryn Phaneuf – Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash While two-thirds of white adults in Minnesota have some kind of...

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Education support professional...

Jul 2, 2019 by

The first educator your children see when they walk into a Minneapolis school, and the last they see in the afternoon, is likely one...

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Minneapolis school leaders ext...

Jun 5, 2019 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Minneapolis Public Schools District leaders still need to iron out strategies for meeting the goals outlined...

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Leonardo da Vinci may have had...

May 28, 2019 by

By Susan Perry – “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci May marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s...

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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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