Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

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

Minneapolis Washburn High principal ousted after turmoil

Removal by superintendent followed three days of protests.

Updated: April 11, 2013, - 10:53 PM

Minneapolis South's Abby Harrison reaches for stars, Mars

The South High sophomore has already built an impressive resume toward a career as an astronaut, and is on her way to a Soyuz launch.

Updated: April 09, 2013, - 11:44 PM

Washburn students walk out to support AD

Kids rally for embattled AD after Washburn scoreboard flap.

Updated: April 09, 2013, - 05:53 AM

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

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