Lyonel Norris

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Bloomington sub teacher Laura Avery convicted of beating up, swearing at fifth-graders

    Today, Hennepin County Judge Lyonel Norris convicted former Bloomington substitute teacher Laura Avery, 60, of four counts of malicious punishment of children for going into meltdown mode while trying to deal with a bunch of fifth-graders last year.THE BACKSTORY: Bloomington sub teacher allegedly we ... More >>

  • Books

    March 7, 2001

    Color Bind

    A state rule intended to make schools more diverse threatens funding for a multiethnic success story