Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Math test causing division at schools

Teachers and students debate whether it's too hard, but the future of GRAD test depends on the Legislature.

Updated: December 17, 2012, - 05:57 AM

Minneapolis school attendance down in wake of bus passes

Almost half of Minneapolis bus pass users got to school less often.

Updated: December 13, 2012, - 11:08 PM

Judge dismisses Mpls. Convention Center bias lawsuit

Attorney is faulted in case against convention center.

Updated: December 13, 2012, - 11:02 PM

Election official offers ways to fix voting problems

List includes new machines, early voting and centralized voting kiosks.

Updated: December 03, 2012, - 09:37 PM

New coalition targets achievement gap in schools

Generation Next will focus on research-based strategies to close racial and economic achievement gaps in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Updated: November 28, 2012, - 09:41 PM

Minneapolis schools chief given a new 3-year pact

Bernadeia Johnson won't get a raise in her $190,000 base salary as Minneapolis schools superintendent but she'll get a shot at a richer performance bonus.

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 09:58 PM

Minnesota urged to drop high-stakes graduation exams

Advocates for the change say what's needed is an emphasis on remedying weaknesses before students start college or a job.

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 07:28 PM

New Minneapolis school finds its voice

Minnesota's first self-governed district school, Pierre Bottineau, teaches French and breaks new ground.

Updated: November 26, 2012, - 08:44 PM

Minnesota educators push to end high-stakes math exam

A third of high school students are expected to fail test, needed for graduation starting in 2015.

Updated: November 26, 2012, - 08:38 PM

In shape for Turkey Day

Exercising before feasting is becoming a holiday tradition.

Updated: November 22, 2012, - 10:47 PM

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