Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Teach for America effort stalls in Minnesota

Veto, licensing setbacks could be a troubling signal for the education reform movement.

Updated: June 21, 2013, - 09:07 PM

Protesters plead for ousted Mpls. charter school

Minnesota School of Science supporters accused the district of acting hastily against a school they say has educated children better...

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 08:52 PM

June 6: Minneapolis district cancels North Side charter school’s lease

Officials cite testing and financial problems for the move. The district plans to reopen Cityview building as a K-5 school.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 08:22 PM

Minnesota teaching board denies deal for Teach for America

Vote rejecting a group license variance means some members of teacher trainee program may not have a license by first...

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 09:15 PM

West Metro School District reinstates superintendent after probe

But West Metro parents complain that they were left in dark about the reason for the investigation and its $90,000...

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 08:39 PM

West metro integration school district superintendent reinstated

The West Metro Education Program board voted just before midnight and without explanation to reinstate Daniel Jett after meeting in a closed session.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 05:37 AM

Teacher contract talks begin this week in Minneapolis

Self-styled reformers, teachers’ union may be in for some clashes.

Updated: June 09, 2013, - 07:29 PM

May 31: Family of man killed in struggle with Mpls. police seeks answers

Attorney says Terrence Franklin wouldn’t have grabbed at cop’s gun.

Updated: June 07, 2013, - 05:25 PM

July 24, 1998: A path to renewal?

Being built in an old railroad trench, Minneapolis' long-awaited Midtown Greenway aims to provide more than just recreational opportunities.

Updated: June 06, 2013, - 01:58 PM

Minneapolis streets to receive some overdue love

Mayor R.T Rybak tapped the Minneapolis budget for funds to upgrade nearly 55 miles of roadway.

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 11:23 PM

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