Tim Post Feature Archive

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)
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)