Tim Post

Tim Post

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
tpost@mpr.org


Tim Post covers education issues for MPR News. Tim grew up in the shadow of the Black Hills in the small western South Dakota town of Newell. After graduating from the University of South Dakota, he began his career in public radio in Sioux City, Iowa. He returned to his home state in 1996 and spent three years as a reporter and program host at South Dakota Public Radio. In 1999, Tim joined Minnesota Public Radio as a reporter in the Collegeville bureau. After nine years of covering central Minnesota, he moved to MPR's St. Paul bureau. Tim lives in St. Paul with his wife Jen and their daughters Maddie and Janey.

Tim Post Feature Archive

TIES building in Falcon Heights
Faced with past financial mismanagement and a $1.3 million deficit, Technology, Information and Education Services wants to hold on to the 49 school districts its serves. (12/18/2014)
Bernadeia Johnson
Bernadeia Johnson said Tuesday she'll leave in January. The board may launch a nationwide search, but some say the best choice may be in-house. (12/17/2014)
Minneapolis schools superintendent Johnson
Minneapolis Public Schools' superintendent Bernadeia Johnson is stepping down from the job she has held for more than four years, creating more turmoil in the district at a time when it faces tough challenges. (12/16/2014)
After months of review, the Minnesota State High School League voted Thursday to let transgender athletes play on the sports teams that best align with their gender identity. (12/04/2014)
The Minnesota State High School League is expected to vote today. (12/04/2014)
The Minnesota State High School League board is expected to vote this week on a proposal to allow transgender athletes to play on the team of their choice. (12/03/2014)
The results show Minnesota should invest more in preschool programs to help narrow the state's racial achievement gap, early childhood education advocates say. (11/25/2014)
The move is part of a larger effort to reduce suspensions across the state. (11/21/2014)
Bill Mack left his position as director of the School Safety Technical Assistance Center last week, citing person reasons. (11/19/2014)
The St. Paul Public Schools Foundation hopes to raise $500,000 to expand screenings and eye care to students in third, fifth and sixth grades, in addition to the screenings now provided to students in kindergarten and first grade. (11/17/2014)
Aaron Harper quit abruptly Nov. 6. Woodbury police say they're investigating based on information provided by the school district indicating a potential misuse of district funds or resources. (11/14/2014)
In an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Minneapolis school officials want to find alternatives to suspension and reduce the number of police officers involved in school discipline. (11/07/2014)
Voters approved proposals to build new schools, or add onto existing ones, in several Minnesota districts on Tuesday. (11/05/2014)
The Legislature's funding of all-day kindergarten means more students spending the entire day in school. Some districts say they've run out of space for them. (10/31/2014)
A third of Minnesota's new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Some districts and college teacher preparation programs are working to give them support. (10/29/2014)