Minnesotans take pride in their public schools. They read state rankings like those published by Education Week and U.S. News & World Report and see Minnesota’s education system ranked near the ...Read full report
FOREWORD Laura Bloomberg, Ph.D. Dean Humphrey School of Public Affairs University of Minnesota Fifty years ago, and just shortly before his assassination, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King launched ...Read full report
May 3,2018 Minneapolis Star Tribune Legislators should stand up to Gov. Dayton’s push for universal pre-K, aka “free child care,” which is wasteful and misguided. The state Legisl...Read full article
The fallout resulting from school districts' pandemic policies continues to surface around the state. Mankato schools have lost hundreds of students and the revenue tied to them in this school year, b...Read full post
A higher percentage of U.S. adults now see academic concerns as a more pressing factor than health risks when it comes to reopening schools, according to new survey results by the Pew Research Center....Read full post
Hundreds of young athletes have experienced problems with Gov. Tim Walz's controversial requirement that most participants in sports must wear face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. But ...Read full post
Critics of charter schools often state that these schools hurt traditional school districts by “draining” and “funneling” money and resources away from them. But do they? A new...Read full post
The U.S. Department of Education announced on Monday that states will have to administer their annual standardized tests this school year. Paired with the testing requirement is additional flexibility...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...