Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Turmoil at the top of West Metro Education Program

The district with schools in downtown Minneapolis and Crystal is investigating the superintendent and suspended the principal for two days.

Updated: March 13, 2013, - 07:17 PM

Charter school wins Northrop building, Minneapolis school board decides

The Minneapolis school board vote helps charter school but leaves supporters of senior housing disappointed.

Updated: March 12, 2013, - 09:37 PM

Minneapolis school board's Samatar fighting leukemia

The groundbreaking Somali-born official needs a bone-marrow transplant, so he will put aside plans to run for Minneapolis mayor.

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 09:25 PM

Improvements bring out more Twin Cities bikers, walkers

After boom in bike lanes and other incentives to get out of cars, bike use is up by 50 percent.

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 10:03 PM

Minneapolis short $385,000 for 2013 elections

A new ranked-voting method used by Minneapolis costs five times more per voter than traditional voting. The city is $385,000...

Updated: February 28, 2013, - 02:17 PM

Minneapolis school board urged to split Northrop site

Staff backed a popular charter school over millions in new tax base, but developer and neighbors urged senior housing be...

Updated: February 26, 2013, - 09:36 PM

Empty for 8 years, old Northrop school in Minneapolis has two competing offers

Frustrated by district’s delay, neighborhood group presses for a decision on the Northrop building. It’s been vacant almost eight years.

Updated: February 25, 2013, - 08:26 PM

Mpls. Henry students complain of attacks at city bus stops

Parents and students say the Minneapolis school district is not protecting students who use Metro Transit bus passes, but the district says it has just 12 reported incidents.

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 05:40 AM

Somalis vent about Minneapolis South High altercation

Police open review amid Somali community complaints.

Updated: February 19, 2013, - 11:08 PM

Sanford Middle School turns itself around

Sanford was once slated to close, but the staff and parents rallied behind it.

Updated: February 19, 2013, - 09:54 AM

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