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

U.S. Representative Keith Ellison
U.S. Representative Keith Ellison joined state health officials and community leaders at a forum on Ebola in Brooklyn Center. (10/18/2014)
Neither the woman's identity nor a description of the suspect have been released. (10/18/2014)
The district is trying to find a balance between research showing later start times helps students learn better, and parents reluctant to face schedule changes. (10/15/2014)
St. Paul school officials say the decision to use a chemical spray is left to school resource officers, who are members of St. Paul's police force. (10/13/2014)
Republicans in the Minnesota Senate are calling for an investigation into whether the school district was pressured to sign the contract with the Community Standards Initiative. (10/10/2014)
Community School of Excellence disputes accusations that it has enrolled 4-year-olds without proper screening. (10/09/2014)
What is required of Minnesota schools? And can these checks prevent problems? (10/07/2014)
Research shows starting classes later improves older students' health and grades, but the move would have also required major changes to elementary school schedules. (10/06/2014)
After two days of public testimony and 10,000 emails, a committee will continue to collect public input on the controversial proposal designed to protect the privacy of transgender athletes. (10/02/2014)
The Minneapolis and St. Paul districts, which saw increases in the number of schools with low rankings, have opted not to seek help from state education experts. (10/01/2014)
The award recognizes schools for high academic performance and narrowing the achievement gap between white students and students of color and low income students. (09/30/2014)
The school board is expected to make a decision next month. (09/27/2014)
The decision by Concordia to no longer be an authorizer for eight charter schools will require them to find new sponsors. (09/26/2014)
Advocates say medical, vision, mental health and dental services will help students. But so far, test scores are mixed. (09/21/2014)
The vote only covers the wider framework of the effort. District officials will sort out implementation details in the coming months. (09/10/2014)