Closing the gaps: Educators ca...

Mar 2, 2021 by

The Page Amendment would provide every child in Minnesota with the civil right to quality public education. It is the best first step...

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Video encourages East African ...

Feb 25, 2021 by

The video features a group of young East Africans — a mix of cultural influencers and regular young adults — pulling on masks and...

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Senate Republicans — and four ...

Feb 22, 2021 by

Even after Walz announced a relaxation of limits on in-person learning for middle and high schools in Minnesota, the state Senate...

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Minnesota voters largely say ‘...

Nov 13, 2020 by

Across the state, only 17 of 33 operating levies and only one of the five bond requests passed this fall. By Erin Hinrichs | MinnPost...

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Why we need new teaching metho...

Nov 7, 2020 by

As devastating as the pandemic has been on education, it also presents an opportunity to reorient instruction to be more...

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Doing school from home, withou...

Oct 26, 2020 by

For live class meetings, she has a Zoom app on her phone. But she’s hesitant to engage fully on that platform. “I prefer not putting...

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Minnesota schools try to balan...

Oct 7, 2020 by

How school districts across the state are sorting out the ins and outs of tracking student attendance. By Erin Hinrichs | MinnPost...

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How Minnesota school leaders a...

Sep 15, 2020 by

While anti-racism efforts have been taking shape in districts for a while now, many called for a renewed sense of urgency around it...

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Stay in public schools: The an...

Aug 16, 2020 by

Public schools across cities and inner ring suburbs are at risk of losing significant funding through the loss of enrollment. By Abby...

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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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