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Some specific focus areas for our education coverage:

• Who's Teaching in Minnesota? - licensure, certification, demographics
• Focus on Teaching - curriculum, standards, testing, Common Core, Focused Instruction, Aligned Learning
• GED and Adult Education - programs, students, teachers
Minneapolis Five-Year Enrollment Plan
Achievement Gap 

School Discipline

Autism in high school

South High students Olivia Faison, Jenna, Jenni Velez, Jordan Taylor, and Tayler Hill created "Creating Our Own Education: It's Our Responsibility," a video about the responsibility students have t


Meet Henry’s new principal

Corey Harris, newly-hired principal of Patrick Henry High School, 4320 Newton Ave.MORE »

NCLB again distorts student progress

The state Department of Education Monday night released the number of schools that failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress.MORE »

NEWS DAY | NCLB failing schools

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If I were a Minnesota school principal or teacher, I would have awakened this morning with a mouth full of dread.MORE »

NEWS DAY | GLBTQ-friendly school

A new on-line high school based in Maplewood says it is the first on-line GLBTQ high school in the country, reports the MORE »

NEWS DAY | New school plans for Minneapolis

Minneapolis Public Schools will allow teacher-administered schools with greater autonomy, with proposals due this fall, reportsMORE »

NEWS DAY | TiZA - When success isn't enough

Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy (TiZA) has consistently posted high student test scores, especially remarkable for a school where more than 85 percent of the children live in poverty and a high percentage speMORE »

Scuttling the Walker Library

The old Walker Library across the street from the current building as seen through the sign sculpture on the roof. (Photo by Bruce Cochran)

Imagine a stand-alone Walker Library in the future Mozaic project, a library over the current YWCA parking ramp or moving the library to span the Midtown Greenway and building a hotel on the current sMORE »
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