Bill Green

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    North High School's days appear to be numbered

    Photo via MPSNorth High School students in 1979​It was only two years ago that acting Superintendent Bill Green was touting North High School as "the first small specialty high school in Minneapolis. That means a commitment to keeping the school strong and viable for years to come." Now we kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Bernadeia Johnson to lead Minneapolis schools; no other candidates considered

    There was no formal job search, and two members abstained from the vote.

  • News

    February 21, 2007

    Mission: Impossible

    A radically retooled Minneapolis School Board tries to stop the bleeding and start over

  • News

    July 5, 2006

    The Spoiler

    Consultant and candidate Hutchinson won't "shock the world"—but will he tip the race for gov?

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2006

    MPS Superintent Green at Barton: Big Changes Ahead

    Interim Superintendent Bill Green of the Minneapolis Public Schools held a town hall meeting at Barton Open School in south Minneapolis Monday night to update parents on the state of the district three months after his predecessor, Thandiwe Peebles, acrimoniously "resigned" her post after an extende ... More >>

  • News

    February 8, 2006

    We're All Bozos on This Board

    After watching the last two superintendents it tabbed go up in smoke, what will the Minneapolis School Board do for an encore?

  • News

    September 22, 2004

    Choose and Lose

    How I got my kid into a decent public school and learned that "choice" is not all it's made out to be

  • Books

    January 2, 2002

    Tales out of School

    An exit interview with former Minneapolis school-board member Bill Green

  • News

    June 4, 1997

    Class Dismissed

    Peter Hutchinson: The ousted superintendent took a personal leave in April. When he came back, it was to clean out his desk

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    October 30, 1996

    Passing the Education Buck

    Everybody's behind the Minneapolis schools referendum this year--including local business interests that opposed it last time. Why? Because their taxes will go down, while those of most homeowners will go up.

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    May 15, 1996
  • Books

    December 27, 1995
  • News

    November 1, 1995

    Separate But Equal

    "Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.