Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Rating teachers
    A new study by Harvard and Columbia economists showed that students of teachers with a high value-add score -- a complex mathematical formula that claims to measure a teacher's effectiveness -- fare better later in life.9:06 a.m.
    John Friedman: assistant professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School.
    Ninive Calegari: president of The Teacher Salary Project.
  • Minnesota's system of teacher evaluation
    What is Minnesota doing about reforming teacher evaluations?9:45 a.m.
  • Protecting your plants in sub-zero temps
    You may not be thinking about your garden right now, but this week's sub-zero temps could be damaging your perennials.10:06 a.m.
  • Obama's Keystone XL decision
    President Obama has rejected, at least for now, the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would run from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Darren Samuelsohn, senior energy and environment reporter at Politico, joins us from Washington to discuss the decision.10:40 a.m.
    Darren Samuelsohn: senior energy and environment reporter at Politico.

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