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Education Reporter — Minnesota Public Radio
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Education reporter at MPR News. Occasional creator of video. SD native. Married to @JenPost1. Father of two great education sources, Maddie and Janey.

MN high school grad rate tops 80 percent; students of color still lag

mprnews.org — Students from all groups showed better high school graduation rates, the Education Department said Tuesday. Still, deep gaps remain between whites and black, Native American and Latino students.

American Indian leaders seek more state money for education

mprnews.org — American Indian leaders on Wednesday called on state lawmakers to increase support for American Indian education. The plea comes after a Minnesota Department of Education working group recommended increasing state funding for mentoring efforts and early childhood programs in districts that serve the state's 20,000 American Indian students.

School suspensions drop, but remain uneven

mprnews.org — Educators want to expand a program that encourages schools to keep from sending students home for bad behavior.

MN near bottom in on-time graduation for students of color

mprnews.org — For the third year in a row, Minnesota lags the rest of the country in on-time graduation for students of color. Fewer than 60 percent of the state's black and Hispanic students graduate in four years, according to an MPR News analysis of the most recent federal data on state graduation rates, from the 2012-13 school year.

School suspensions drop, but remain uneven

mprnews.org — Educators want to expand a program that encourages schools to keep from sending students home for bad behavior.

New app helps track St. Paul school buses

mprnews.org — The St. Paul district is using a new app to help families track whether school buses are running on time. The app uses a color coded system to show families the status of students' morning and afternoon bus routes.

Bill would come to the rescue of four-day school weeks

mprnews.org — Some rural Minnesota school districts want lawmakers to help them keep their four-day school weeks in place. Bills in the state House and Senate would let districts decide whether to shorten their weeks, without getting permission from the state. But the state Department of Education and Gov.

Minneapolis school to reopen Thursday after bomb threat

mprnews.org — The Minneapolis Police Department did a sweep of the building this morning, and found no "unsafe material."

Johnson leaves lesson plan for Mpls. schools, but will it be used?

mprnews.org — Bernadeia Johnson steps down Saturday as Minneapolis schools superintendent, leaving behind her detailed plan to close the achievement gap - and a debate over whether the plan should be scrapped. As frustration grows over the performance of students of color in Minneapolis, school officials, parents and teachers are divided on whether the district should push ahead with Johnson's ideas, or toss them and start fresh.

School officials say Dayton's education budget falls short

mprnews.org — Gov. Dayton's two-year budget plan doesn't offer enough to parts of the state's education budget, some school officials complained Tuesday. Dayton's $42 billion budget increases funding for preschools, K-12 schools and higher education by $511 million. A $174 million increase to the state's per-pupil funding formula amounts to a 1 percent increase in each of the next two years.
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Feb 27, 2015

LIE MT @CatRichert: PoliGraph is going to be on whether the dress is blue and black or white and gold. And folks, IT'S WHITE AND GOLD.

Feb 27, 2015

RT @JonSCollins: Any fossil hunters in the Twin Cities want to talk to me?

Feb 27, 2015

RT @MPRnews: Minnesota's anticipated surplus swells to $1.87 billion ow.ly/JJaQz

Feb 26, 2015

@SteffWeiss took this picture of my radio equipment bag today. OMG WHAT COLOR IS IT? pic.twitter.com/tOiOo342DX

Feb 26, 2015

I scored an exclusive interview with KG today. KEVIN GROEBNER is principal of Jefferson HS in Bloomington. pic.twitter.com/uU8Ub7MsO6

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