The Strib's Kersten takes issue with church vs. state—but only when it involves Islam
Minnesota's economy will completely fall apart in about seven months and we can only point our fingers at the obvious: those nasty little scoundrels heading back to school before Labor Day.
Perpich Center For The Arts was home to Har Mar Superstar, Doomtree members
That would come at a hefty price tag of $70 billion. By comparison, it's a drop in the hat next to the more than $800 billion stimulus package just passed by the U.S. House.
After squawking about sex ed for years, DFLers turned prude once they took power
Will the debut of student drug testing in Minnesota stem the troubles of a violent town?
Immigrants sue Minneapolis school for the right to a decent education
How a little-known political consultant from Iowa is beating back the menace of public education, one school referendum at a time
Deposed Education Commissioner kicks off house campaign with dubious study
The new Minneapolis public schools super, groomed the corporate way by a conservative foundation
The federal No Child Left Behind law is threatening to wreck public education in Minnesota and elsewhere. That's what it was designed to do.
Keep a close eye on my left hand...
The education commissioner changes her tune
Right-wingers divine new education standards
The NAACP's education lawsuit promised to be a watershed case for poor and minority kids. So when exactly did the wheels come off?
From metro-area classrooms to the state Legislature, "new new math" equals controversy
A for-profit firm takes a crack at Minneapolis's most troubled students
Former students of a local high-tech graphics training program paid up to $25,000 for their diplomas. Many say they didn't get the education they were promised. The school dismissed their complaints; state and federal authorities didn't.
The janitors are just the latest low-visibility sector of the state's educational infrastructure to fall through the cracks.
"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.
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