A radically retooled Minneapolis School Board tries to stop the bleeding and start over
Keith Ellison, the DFL's endorsee for Congress in the Fifth District, has spent the summer countering attacks from Republicans—and Democrats. What made him everyone's favorite target?
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 >>
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."
Last Thursday, lifelong Minneapolis resident (and my sister-in-law) Kim Walsh was watching Fox 9 News, which reported that the Minneapolis City Council was preparing to vote on a "car allowance" for council members. The report told viewers that the $400 monthly maximum stipend is the largest stipend ... More >>
After watching the last two superintendents it tabbed go up in smoke, what will the Minneapolis School Board do for an encore?
Immigrants sue Minneapolis school for the right to a decent education
Later on Tuesday, MPS legal counsel Allen Giles and Lincoln High Executive Director Joel Gibson held their own press conference at Lincoln to rebut the charges. This turned into a small disaster when it was quickly revealed that not only hadn't either Giles nor Gibson read the details of the lawsuit ... More >>
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 >>
Minneapolis's new top teacher rankles the rank and file
Teacher "realignment" threatens special ed in Minneapolis