Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

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

Minneapolis picks developer for school headquarters

District will negotiate sale agreement with Hillcrest Development for commercial space in old building.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 08:26 PM

Debate about how to improve Minneapolis schools heats up

Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson says that union rules need to change if the district is going to bridge the achievement...

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 10:43 AM

May 22: Minneapolis school engages parents to boost reading success

A bottom-up effort by sixth-grade teachers raised scores at the heavily Latino Andersen School in Minneapolis. Now supporters are seeking the money to expand from a homegrown effort dependent on extra commitment by teachers to a district-supported pilot for Andersen’s grades five through eight.

Updated: May 27, 2013, - 07:58 PM

Twin Cities road crews’ refrain: plow, patch, repeat -- and repeat again

Pothole fighters in the Twin Cities say they’ve been busy plowing instead of patching.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 09:26 AM

Minneapolis Washburn students use Facebook for change

Social media-savvy students sought to protect an athletic director but wound up ushering out principal.

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 07:38 AM

High school at Mall of America getting squeezed out

The megamall wants the location for a new tenant.

Updated: April 18, 2013, - 08:19 AM

Minneapolis expands its menu for school lunch

The Minneapolis district now will study whether it’s cost-effective to expand tastier, healthier high school menus to cafeterias serving younger...

Updated: April 15, 2013, - 10:34 PM

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