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St. Paul, Minnesota
Education Reporter — Minnesota Public Radio
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Reporter at @MPRNews. Jounalist and occasional creator of video. SD native. Married to @JenPost1. Father of two great education sources, Maddie and Janey.

Statewide testing shows little change in student scores

Congress: Let nation's districts improve struggling schools

mprnews.org — The House and Senate bills still require annual standardized testing to measure student proficiency. But both bills also give states the power to decide how best to improve test scores.
Jul 21, 2015

Congress overhauls #NCLB to give local districts more say in helping struggling schools bit.ly/1SzBkH1 @MPRnews

Kline: No Child Left Behind reform would give states more control

mprnews.org — John Kline: Republican U.S. congressman, Minnesota's 2nd District. Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce The U.S. House is expected to take up a GOP-led effort Wednesday to replace the No Child Left Behind law put in place nearly 15 years ago.

Changes would allow schools more leeway when using integration money

mprnews.org — The Minnesota Department of Education is proposing new rules on which schools are eligible for a state fund created 20 years ago to ease racial segregation. Two years ago, state lawmakers made changes to the program, allowing districts to use the $100-million-a-year fund for a variety of ways to improve student achievement.
Jul 08, 2015

Changes would allow Minnesota schools more leeway when using integration money bit.ly/1Cp0M03 @MPRnews

MN student testing faces big cuts after lawmakers slash budget

mprnews.org — Minnesota students will see big changes in the number of statewide exams they take next school year after the Legislature during the special session chopped Minnesota's testing budget in half. Lawmakers repealed several required high school tests and stopped paying for all juniors to take the ACT college entrance exam, something they had ordered in 2013.
Jun 30, 2015

After one year MN lawmakers have ended the requirement that all juniors take the ACT bit.ly/1R1O91s @MPRnews pic.twitter.com/lb4qU3quPF

Jun 30, 2015

RT @TimPostMPRnews: After one year MN lawmakers have ended the requirement that all juniors take the ACT bit.ly/1R1O91s @MPRnews pic.twitter.com/lb4qU3quPF

Jun 30, 2015

MN student testing faces big cuts after lawmakers slash budget mprnews.org/story/2015/06/… via @mprnews

More money for preschool scholarships will only go so far

mprnews.org — A state program that helps low income families send their children to high quality preschools got a big boost in last week's special legislative session when lawmakers doubled the funding for early education scholarships. But providing more money for the scholarships won't necessarily double the number of students who benefit.

Autism program changes worry some Minneapolis parents

mprnews.org — Minneapolis public schools this fall plan to spread autism teachers and special education aides throughout the district, rather than concentrating programs at certain schools. That has some parents concerned.

Protesters march against oil pipeline expansion

mprnews.org — The protest comes a day after state regulators approved a pipeline designed by Enbridge that would move 225,000 barrels of North Dakota crude oil across Minnesota per day.

Budget impasse puts school districts' plans on hold

mprnews.org — Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of an education funding bill that does not provide money for universal pre-kindergarten did more than just send a strong message to state lawmakers. Across Minnesota, school district officials also are grappling with the potential ramifications of the governor's decision.

Capitol budget plans will force classroom cuts, school leaders warn

mprnews.org — Minnesota school administrators say they'll cut teachers and programs over the next two years if lawmakers don't set aside more money for education funding. The Senate's plan would increase per pupil funding by 1 percent in each of the next two years. The House would increase funding less than 1 percent.
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Jul 31, 2015

RT @laura_yuen: If you have any thoughts on how to move the project forward, I'd love to hear your ideas. twitter.com/Counter_Storie…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @jennewsgirl: Now this is random: #police #report of Mountain Dew bottle hanging over Main Street in Pierz between two buildings.

Jul 31, 2015

RT @educationweek: Pluto may no longer be a planet, but its new pics gives teachers new avenues for space lessons blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curricu… pic.twitter.com/kMdVB1gycW

Jul 31, 2015

RT @TweetsofOld: A number of Indians in canoes passed down the Missouri river last week. They are on their way to Washington to see the President. IL1865

Jul 30, 2015

I didn't know I lived in such a fashionable neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/QccLnPOLmZ

Jul 30, 2015

Good time to recycle my 2003 @MPRNews story on farmer who let hunters shoot his elk for $. bit.ly/1eDLsBj pic.twitter.com/2bRbNVqyYX

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