Tim Post Feature Archive

The crash came during Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment testing in April and required hundreds, if not thousands, of students to retake their tests. State education officials worried that could lower scores overall, making them invalid. (08/22/2013)
Minnesota students are again tops in the country on ACT scores. But gaps in college readiness among students of color persist. (08/21/2013)
Recently dismissed Minneapolis high school principal Patrick Exner denies allegations that he tampered with test results in a previous job. (08/16/2013)
A charter school planned for a historic site near Fort Snelling State Park will open in a interim location next month. The Upper Mississippi Academy will teach 275 sixth- and ninth-graders in temporary classrooms near the site. (08/11/2013)
The Minneapolis school district has removed a newly hired principal over accusations that he tampered with student test scores in a previous job. (08/09/2013)
When the St. Paul teachers union continues contract talks later this month, the usual items are expected to be on the negotiating table: salary, benefits and class sizes. (08/09/2013)
A newly hired principal at Minneapolis' Washburn High School is on leave after allegations he changed students' answers on state assessment tests. (08/07/2013)
The head of the state teachers union said Minnesota needs to talk about the future of the teaching workforce. (08/04/2013)
The Minnesota Board of Teaching on Friday approved 15 license waivers for Teach for America members. (08/02/2013)
Dozens of Teach for America members wrapped up their summer training program this week in the Twin Cities and Friday many will find out if they will be given a classroom to lead in the fall. The Minnesota Board of Teaching must decide to allow the trainees to teach without a license, letting them earn full certification while on the job. (08/02/2013)
A Minneapolis charter school will be evicted from its building under a district court ruling released Wednesday. (08/01/2013)
A retired cargo jet scheduled to land at St. Paul's Holman field Tuesday morning has a future as a classroom. (07/30/2013)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will reduce the number of wolves that can be killed in this fall's wolf hunt. (07/29/2013)
A north Minneapolis charter school being evicted from its building is hoping for a last-minute reprieve at a court appearance on Tuesday. (07/28/2013)
"We are being forced to use these programs. We weren't even here when these programs were designed," said Fartun Weli, who runs a health organization for women in south Minneapolis. (07/26/2013)