Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Minneapolis restores $2 million in school budget cuts

The additional money will particularly help schools in the city’s southwestern corner.

Updated: April 07, 2013, - 09:22 PM

Washburn athletic director being investigated, reportedly over scoreboard purchase

Although details of the investigation are private at this stage, athletes and others in the school community say it involves whether proper procedures were followed in the purchase of a new scoreboard for the school’s athletic field.

Updated: April 04, 2013, - 09:38 PM

Badly corroding Minneapolis Northtown bridge nears replacement

Minneapolis bridge has spanned the years from steam to diesel, but it’s off limits to heavier vehicles.

Updated: April 01, 2013, - 10:32 PM

Former Minneapolis school headquarters draws developers

A community task force endorses job-creating proposals for old Minneapolis school offices, but the board may consider other factors.

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 09:31 PM

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak won't run again for his 'dream job'

R.T. Rybak, 57, who's served three terms as mayor, pledged a vigorous final year in office and said he isn't sure what his next job will be.

Updated: March 21, 2013, - 01:51 PM

Minneapolis students pin down physics

Testing displacement allows South students to marry theory and fun in a day of bowling.

Updated: March 19, 2013, - 10:00 PM

Minneapolis schools set bar higher with ACT tests for all juniors

It’s an effort to convince more students that they’re college material.

Updated: March 16, 2013, - 09:58 PM

Budget cut proposal hits Minneapolis schools

More than half of Minneapolis public schools will get less money than last year, according to preliminary budgets.

Updated: March 15, 2013, - 09:33 PM

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

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