A radically retooled Minneapolis School Board tries to stop the bleeding and start over
After watching the last two superintendents it tabbed go up in smoke, what will the Minneapolis School Board do for an encore?
The NAACP's education lawsuit promised to be a watershed case for poor and minority kids. So when exactly did the wheels come off?
A Minneapolis elementary school sends the Edison Project packing--and district administrators back to the drawing board
The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.
"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.