Education Reporter, Minnesota Public Radio
Education reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Married to Jen, father of two great education story sources, Maddie and Janey.
minnesota.publicradio.org — by Rupa Shenoy, Minnesota Public Radio ST. PAUL, Minn. - A new public charter school will restore and reuse nine historic buildings at Fort Snelling State Park. The Upper Mississippi Academy will open later this year and eventually enroll about 1,380 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
minnesota.publicradio.org — Supporters of a move to strengthen Minnesota's anti-bullying law say they will push the issue again next session. A bill that would have required schools to track cases of bullying and better train staff to deal with bullying was pulled from consideration early Monday morning, as it faced a filibuster from Republicans who had concerns over the cost of the measure.
minnesota.publicradio.org — by Tim Post, Minnesota Public Radio ST. PAUL, Minn. - In the latest effort to boost student performance, the Minneapolis school district wants to give more autonomy to individual schools. Under the effort schools would have discretion over budgeting, hiring, scheduling and curriculum.
minnesota.publicradio.org — Posted at 5:12 AM on May 20, 2013 by Tom Scheck ( 0 Comments) Filed under: MN Legislature, Mark Dayton A bill that would have strengthened efforts to combat bullying in Minnesota's schools will not become law this year. Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, says Senate Democrats pulled the bill Sunday night after Republicans planned to debate it for 10 hours.
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