Abdirizak Bihi paces the courtyard of Riverside Plaza in Minneapolis, awaiting his children's arrival from school. Dirt blows freely down Cedar Avenue as piss-colored newspapers dance in the wind. In the shade of a tree stand a slouching man and a woman with cavernous eyes, locked in stormy debate. ... More >>
Angry over district a plan to close North High School, Minneapolis NAACP president Booker Hodges has called on city parents to abandon their public school system. But in North Minneapolis, the kids have already left: North has been targeted for closure in part because there aren't enough stu ... More >>
The Strib's Kersten takes issue with church vs. state—but only when it involves Islam
Community activists ask the Minnesota Court of Appeals to declare the closings illegal
Two items the fresh meat for the MPS mill might want to read carefully
An interview with Minneapolis's most reviled black man du jour
In the crowded race to replace Sabo, Keith Ellison wins endorsement easily
Rep. Jim Davnie has a good chance at passing legislation that would make Minneapolis school board members more accountable to specific regions of the city. He says the board is "repeatedly testifying against it."
After watching the last two superintendents it tabbed go up in smoke, what will the Minneapolis School Board do for an encore?
Peebles isn't the Minneapolis School Board's biggest problem Here's hoping Minneapolis School Board members don't honestly believe they're off the hook, now that they've announced they're investigating charges Superintendent Thandiwe Peebles ordered district staff to walk her dog, do her university ... More >>
How I got my kid into a decent public school and learned that "choice" is not all it's made out to be
Teacher "realignment" threatens special ed in Minneapolis
The new Minneapolis public schools super, groomed the corporate way by a conservative foundation
With 'Justice,' a pair of Twin Cities civil rights lawyers raise the bar for African American filmmaking
Sick kids, wheezing teachers, baffled administrators: Minneapolis schools encounter trouble in the air
A Minneapolis elementary school sends the Edison Project packing--and district administrators back to the drawing board
Monday's U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on the Confinement of Sex Offenders Leaves Questions Unanswered, Including the Fate of Minnesota's Sexual Psychopath Laws.