Steve Brandt

Reporter | Minneapolis schools
Phone: 612-673-4438
Steve Brandt covers Minneapolis schools and city issues.

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Minneapolis considers bridging Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles

The concept is to depress Lake Street slightly, then bridge it with a grassy crossing for bikers and pedestrians that would tie together adjacent Isles and Calhoun parkland, while relieving pinch points for recreational congestion at Calhounā€™s northern corners.

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 09:08 AM

When the (wood) chips are down, Mpls. Park Board comes through

One way to rile a Minneapolis resident is to mess with his or her supply of free wood chips from...

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 09:42 PM

Cityview pact could set precedent for Minneapolis' partnership schools

Union agreement extends workweek while adding prep time and pay for teachers. The Minneapolis superintendent would like to see more...

Updated: July 13, 2013, - 07:19 PM

Board splits on granting TFA teacher variances

State Board of Teaching rejects three TFA applicants interested in elementary ed, arguing there are plenty of more licensed applicants.

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 07:55 PM

Mpls. volunteers adapt designs to serve special-needs students

Volunteer woodworkers design and build adaptive furniture for special education students, saving the district thousands of dollars.

Updated: July 04, 2013, - 09:20 PM

Minneapolis home program off to a slow start

Only three homes are under construction a year after Minneapolis unveiled plans to build 100 energy-efficient houses in area hit...

Updated: July 04, 2013, - 05:01 PM

Charter school sues Minneapolis district over lease issue

The North Side science charter asked a judge to bar the district from forcing it out of the Cityview building and poaching its teachers.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Minneapolis homeowners blame root cuts for downed trees

Minneapolis residents are pointing their fingers at recently lain sidewalks as a culprit in their loss of boulevard trees during recent storms that toppled hundreds of trees across the Twin Cities.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 11:32 PM

Twin Cities clear a path, brainstorm for future

Minneapolis mayor and Xcel officials ponder ways, including burying power lines, to lessen the impact of severe storms.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 10:40 AM

Charter school test scores gain on district schools in Minnesota

Reading scores show biggest gains, with Minnesota students going from behind to ahead of district school students compared with 2009.

Updated: June 24, 2013, - 11:28 PM

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