Tim Post Feature Archive

Recently dismissed Minneapolis high school principal Patrick Exner denies allegations that he tampered with test results in a previous job. (08/16/2013)
A charter school planned for a historic site near Fort Snelling State Park will open in a interim location next month. The Upper Mississippi Academy will teach 275 sixth- and ninth-graders in temporary classrooms near the site. (08/11/2013)
The Minneapolis school district has removed a newly hired principal over accusations that he tampered with student test scores in a previous job. (08/09/2013)
When the St. Paul teachers union continues contract talks later this month, the usual items are expected to be on the negotiating table: salary, benefits and class sizes. (08/09/2013)
A newly hired principal at Minneapolis' Washburn High School is on leave after allegations he changed students' answers on state assessment tests. (08/07/2013)
The head of the state teachers union said Minnesota needs to talk about the future of the teaching workforce. (08/04/2013)
The Minnesota Board of Teaching on Friday approved 15 license waivers for Teach for America members. (08/02/2013)
Dozens of Teach for America members wrapped up their summer training program this week in the Twin Cities and Friday many will find out if they will be given a classroom to lead in the fall. The Minnesota Board of Teaching must decide to allow the trainees to teach without a license, letting them earn full certification while on the job. (08/02/2013)
A Minneapolis charter school will be evicted from its building under a district court ruling released Wednesday. (08/01/2013)
A retired cargo jet scheduled to land at St. Paul's Holman field Tuesday morning has a future as a classroom. (07/30/2013)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will reduce the number of wolves that can be killed in this fall's wolf hunt. (07/29/2013)
A north Minneapolis charter school being evicted from its building is hoping for a last-minute reprieve at a court appearance on Tuesday. (07/28/2013)
"We are being forced to use these programs. We weren't even here when these programs were designed," said Fartun Weli, who runs a health organization for women in south Minneapolis. (07/26/2013)
The Pew Center's Internet and American Life Project recently surveyed nearly 2,500 middle and high school teachers across the country about the writing habits of students. (07/23/2013)
A Department of Natural Resources decision to revoke researcher Lynn Rogers' license to put radio collars on bears and put cameras in their dens will stand -- even after Rogers met personally today with Gov. Mark Dayton to appeal the decision. (07/22/2013)