Tim Post Feature Archive

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)
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is taking a new look at how it deals with bullying. However, past actions by one task force member has some concerned about the process. (10/25/2012)
Of the 40 Minnesota school districts asking taxpayers to vote on school levies this fall, the request from the small district of Frazee-Vergas is most glaring. (10/16/2012)
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved a legislative budget request Friday that includes a tuition freeze for students. (10/12/2012)
Minnesota has some of the highest standards for arts education in the country, but schools don't always meet those lofty expectations. (10/11/2012)
A foundation that offers free school supplies to needy students in St. Paul and Minneapolis is reopening its facility after a year-long closure. (10/09/2012)
A former teacher at a private school in Faribault faces more than a dozen charges of criminal sexual conduct. (10/08/2012)
A new law will require Minnesota school districts to evaluate all of the state's more than 50,000 public school teachers every year starting in the 2014-15 school year. (10/05/2012)
Minneapolis South high school was on lockdown today because of an unspecified concern. (10/03/2012)
The state Department of Education will release plans by the state's lowest-performing schools to improve student performance. The plans, which require the state's 130 lowest-performing schools to show how they intend to turn things around, represent another step in how the state has changed its system to evaluate schools' performance. (10/01/2012)
Minnesota schools are seeing a big spike in requests for school records from young immigrants who are not legally living in the United States. (09/25/2012)
The University of Minnesota says it spawned a record number of startup companies last fiscal year. (09/19/2012)
In 2010, North High School was almost shut down because of falling enrollment and poor performance. Neighborhood groups opposed the move and the district agreed to make changes. This fall, the first freshman class started at the new North High. The school follows a national turnaround model that emphasizes small class sizes, closer relationships between students and teachers, and more parent involvement. (09/19/2012)
The University of Minnesota is proposing a tuition freeze in exchange for more money from the state. (09/13/2012)
After decades of college tuition costs that outpaced inflation, Concordia University in St. Paul announced it is cutting its tuition price by a third. (09/12/2012)