Tim Post Feature Archive

A state task force formed to look into the problem of bullying is recommending Minnesota scrap its current bullying law and replace it with a stronger anti-bullying statute. (07/30/2012)
A state task force examining the problem of bullying in Minnesota will recommend the state strengthen its bullying law, and require schools to improve tracking and reporting bullying incidents. (07/27/2012)
By this point during their long summer vacation, many children have forgotten some of what they learned during the school year. There's growing evidence that summer learning programs might help many students. (07/26/2012)
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is forming a task force to advise its school board on how best to prevent bullying. (07/20/2012)
The Anoka-Hennepin School District hopes to help students catch up on their math and reading, and retain the knowledge they've already learned. (07/18/2012)
School officials in Worthington say several students could face possible discipline after spreading rumors online. (07/12/2012)
With less than a month left before it's supposed to offer up recommendations, the Governor's Task Force on the Prevention of Bullying is split over its goals. (07/10/2012)
The Minneapolis School District is working to take some of the sting and stigma out of summer school for soon-to-be freshmen, by giving them high school credit for their work. (06/26/2012)
This week, charter school officials will gather in Minneapolis to share notes and discuss the progress of the national charter school movement, which marks its 20th anniversary this year. (06/18/2012)
June brings a mix of emotions for teachers: relief over making it through another year and a sense of accomplishment after helping students learn. But many teachers struggle this time of year, feeling completely burned out. (06/14/2012)
Advocates of charter schools say increasing enrollment is one indication the charter movement is still growing. (06/04/2012)
A World War II veteran who missed graduation at his Minneapolis high school 69 years ago will finally get to cross the commencement stage on Saturday. (06/02/2012)
A group of students at Fridley Middle School has taken on bullying in a big way. They've created an anti-bullying program and put a new spin on their school's bullying policy. These students have a unique understanding of bullying because they're in the school's special education program. (05/31/2012)
After two public school students in southeastern Minnesota committed suicide this spring, experts expressed concern about gaps in mental health services in Minnesota schools. Minnesota has one of the largest ratios of students to school counselors in the nation - and a shortage of community counselors who treat children. (05/22/2012)
Task force co-chair Walter Roberts Jr. says the group wants to hear what has worked, and hasn't worked, in the community when it comes to bullying prevention. (05/14/2012)