Tim Post Feature Archive

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)
The Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts are trying to improve attendance in kindergarten and preschool with the goal of lifting students' academic performance in later years. (09/10/2012)
On the first day of class, some St. Paul students didn't get a ride to school after a bus contractor unfamiliar with the city encountered problems. (09/04/2012)
Detailed information released today will show Minnesota educators how students are performing academically, as well as ranking the state's public schools on several measures. (08/30/2012)
Minnesota voters will see fewer requests for school funding through tax levies this fall. (08/29/2012)
As they head back to school Monday, thousands of Minneapolis high school students will ride on a MetroTransit bus or light rail train instead of the typical yellow school bus. (08/27/2012)
As Minnesota students settle into their new classrooms in the coming weeks, teachers will begin to assess their reading and writing skills. (08/24/2012)
The test measures how proficient students are in English, reading, math and science. It's also a good indicator of whether students are ready for college level courses. (08/22/2012)
Hundreds of people filled a gymnasium in south Minneapolis over the weekend to learn more about a new federal program that gives some young people who are in the country illegally the right to work in the U.S. (08/20/2012)
State officials are considering whether to investigate the finances of a Minneapolis charter school. (08/11/2012)
Minnesota students are going to notice something different about their lunches. Schools across the country are now required to serve up healthier lunch-time fare. That means smaller portions of meat and protein, fewer calories and a new requirement that forces students to take more fruits and vegetables. (08/09/2012)
A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against a now defunct charter school, Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, has been settled. (08/03/2012)
Almost 600 employees with the Minneapolis school district are in the process of moving into their new $41 million headquarters on the north side of Minneapolis. (08/03/2012)
Minnesota education leaders who want to toughen the state's anti-bullying law might be looking to New Jersey for inspiration. Some members of a state task force that this week delivered its recommendations for changes to Gov. Mark Dayton, have held up New Jersey's recently passed anti-bullying law as an example of what Minnesota should do. (08/02/2012)