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

Southwest High School
The Minneapolis Police Department did a sweep of the building this morning, and found no "unsafe material." (01/28/2015)
Although Gov. Mark Dayton's budget includes a $174 million increase to the per-pupil funding formula, the 1 percent increase is half of what school officials say is needed. (01/27/2015)
The school board will hear public input on the policy before it comes to a final vote in the spring. (01/20/2015)
If their plans are approved by the school board this spring, school leaders would get the freedom to make decisions on budgets, hiring, scheduling and curriculum. (01/14/2015)
Estimates presented to the St. Paul school board tonight will help district officials plan for future program and building needs. (01/13/2015)
Johnson joined The Daily Circuit, her first media interview since her resignation, to look back at her time as superintendent, and ahead to the challenges facing Minneapolis schools. (The Daily Circuit, 01/12/2015)
Minnesota school leaders say it's always tough to make the call to close schools due to weather, though technology's made the decision a bit easier. (01/07/2015)
Two of the three largest districts in the state will be closed Wednesday because of the forecast for bitter cold. St. Paul schools will be open. State officials say there will be no statewide closing order. (01/06/2015)
Students at St. Louis Park High School say learning about sex ed in class doesn't allow for meaningful discussion. They say teens are more likely listen to peers than teachers. (12/25/2014)
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 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 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)