Tim Post Feature Archive

What is required of Minnesota schools? And can these checks prevent problems? (10/07/2014)
Research shows starting classes later improves older students' health and grades, but the move would have also required major changes to elementary school schedules. (10/06/2014)
After two days of public testimony and 10,000 emails, a committee will continue to collect public input on the controversial proposal designed to protect the privacy of transgender athletes. (10/02/2014)
The Minneapolis and St. Paul districts, which saw increases in the number of schools with low rankings, have opted not to seek help from state education experts. (10/01/2014)
The award recognizes schools for high academic performance and narrowing the achievement gap between white students and students of color and low income students. (09/30/2014)
The school board is expected to make a decision next month. (09/27/2014)
The decision by Concordia to no longer be an authorizer for eight charter schools will require them to find new sponsors. (09/26/2014)
Advocates say medical, vision, mental health and dental services will help students. But so far, test scores are mixed. (09/21/2014)
The vote only covers the wider framework of the effort. District officials will sort out implementation details in the coming months. (09/10/2014)
The school district is striving for a big increase in reading and math proficiency rates among students of color. (09/09/2014)
Minnesota's rural school superintendents say they're having a harder time luring teachers to their districts. A sharp drop in applicants is leading to calls for new incentives to attract more teachers to small towns. (09/04/2014)
Minnesota lawmakers approved a $134 million boost in funding in 2013 to pay for the program (09/02/2014)
The program will help support the local economy and introduce students to healthier foods. (08/31/2014)
State education officials hope steady growth in math, reading and science scores over the last several years will help all students in the future. (08/26/2014)
Taken in the spring, results of the MCAs show how students are measuring up to state standards in math, reading and science. (08/25/2014)