Steve Brandt

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-4438
Steve Brandt covers anything in Minneapolis that interests him.

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Charter school sues Minneapolis district over lease issue

The North Side science charter asked a judge to bar the district from forcing it out of the Cityview building and poaching its teachers.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Minneapolis homeowners blame root cuts for downed trees

Minneapolis residents are pointing their fingers at recently lain sidewalks as a culprit in their loss of boulevard trees during recent storms that toppled hundreds of trees across the Twin Cities.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 11:32 PM

Twin Cities clear a path, brainstorm for future

Minneapolis mayor and Xcel officials ponder ways, including burying power lines, to lessen the impact of severe storms.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 10:40 AM

Charter school test scores gain on district schools in Minnesota

Reading scores show biggest gains, with Minnesota students going from behind to ahead of district school students compared with 2009.

Updated: June 24, 2013, - 11:28 PM

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

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