Metro Reporter, Minnesota Public Radio
Metro reporter for @MPR News. Fond of dogs, coffee, photography, big sky, and good stories.
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minnesota.publicradio.org — by Laura Yuen, Minnesota Public Radio ST. PAUL, Minn. - Over the past several years, Minneapolis Public Schools has lowered its overall out-of-school suspension rate, but the question of who is being sent home for disciplinary reasons continues to vex district officials. African-American and Native American students are several times more likely than white students to be suspended.
minnesota.publicradio.org — by Laura Yuen, Minnesota Public Radio ST. PAUL, Minn. - At Minneapolis Public Schools, the racial imbalance of students who are being sent home for behavioral problems is so staggering that district leaders are rethinking the standard for removing children from school.
nytimes.com — James Heckman is one of the nation's top economists studying human development. Thirteen years ago, he shared the Nobel for economics. In February, he stood before the annual meeting of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry, showed the assembled business executives a chart, and demolished the United States' entire approach to education.
minnesota.publicradio.org — Posted at 7:00 AM on April 1, 2013 by Laura Yuen ( 0 Comments) Filed under: Education Starting today, you might begin to notice ads promoting the state's ratings system for pre-school and childcare programs. The efforts are part of a new marketing push, funded by businesses and nonprofits, to steer parents of young children to the Parent Aware website.
latimes.com — There's no strong evidence of an association between living within walking distance of places to buy food and being overweight or not, researchers said after interviewing nearly 100,000 Californians.
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