Tim Post Feature Archive

A state task force is suggesting changes to how the state pays for education as an attempt to create stable and fair funding for Minnesota schools. The effort, however, will face challenges as lawmakers wrestle with the state's budget deficit. (11/28/2012)
Minnesota is joining a pilot project to combine and centralize the country's digital library collections. (11/26/2012)
In 2011 SCSU officials dropped homecoming because it was difficult to schedule a game around the celebration, and the fall games were competing for fans with other events, like the state's deer hunting opener. (11/26/2012)
Helping schools create closer partnerships with mental health providers will be the focus of a conference at the University of Minnesota this week. (11/25/2012)
The state high school football tournament, the Prep Bowl, begins Friday at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. (11/23/2012)
John Gagliardi, St. John's University's football coach who holds the national record for most college football wins ever, is retiring. (11/19/2012)
A new University of Minnesota report takes a look at how many students repeat grades in school. (11/18/2012)
More than a dozen Minnesota school districts are vying against other districts nationwide for millions of dollars in federal education grants. (11/18/2012)
A new report out Wednesday shows significant growth in charter school enrollment across the country and here in Minnesota. (11/14/2012)
Many Minnesota districts were surprised by an increase in kindergarten enrollment, forcing some schools to add class sections and teachers. (11/13/2012)
State and local officials joined teachers and students at an assembly at Highland Park Elementary in St. Paul to surprise 4th grade teacher Steve Abenth with the Milken National Educator award. (11/09/2012)
Most Minnesota school districts with levy referendums on the ballot yesterday met with success. Voters approved 29 of 40 requests from school districts. (11/07/2012)
A relatively small number of Minnesota school districts are asking local tax payers to approve operating levies this Election Day. (11/06/2012)
Forty Minnesota school districts have tax levy referendums on Tuesday's ballot. (11/05/2012)
Of the many risk factors that students face, homelessness may be one of the worst. A study released today finds that homelessness and high mobility had a greater effect on grades than other poverty-based measure. (10/30/2012)