Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

April 7: Bold effort promises a reversal of fortune for troubled families

Five-year-old Ahzaneia Cook doesn’t know it, but she’s part of the most ambitious effort yet to improve the academic achievement and economic fortunes of African American children and their families in Minneapolis.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 10:04 PM

Ray Aponte appointed as South High School's next principal

The Minneapolis School District is reaching into the ranks of South High School parents to fill a long-open principal post...

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 11:56 PM

Peer at this Minneapolis bridge pier while you still can

Surging Mississippi has worn what’s left of old 10th Avenue Bridge down to almost nothing.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 07:58 PM

Minneapolis avoids the raw-sewage muck

Unlike other metro cities with old storm drains, Minneapolis averted overflows last week.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 05:01 PM

Minneapolis falters in first use of 'focused instruction' technique

Minneapolis grades that used new instruction system didn’t keep up with other grades in testing.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 12:43 AM

Two late arrivals could make Mpls. school board race the costliest yet

Don Samuels and Andrew Minck are popular with school reform advocates and have fundraising prowess.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 12:42 AM

Don Samuels seeks Minneapolis school board seat

The race for two citywide school board seats in Minneapolis suddenly got much more intriguing Tuesday with late filings by...

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 09:52 PM

Minneapolis doubles associate superintendent posts

The Minneapolis School District has boosted its associate superintendent ranks from four to seven people and created an eighth position...

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 04:25 PM

Minneapolis plants fresh vegetables symbolizing school lunch makeover

Seedlings at the Culinary Center represent a new approach for more nutritious, local meal options

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 11:47 PM

Minneapolis trims use of much-debated Teach for America

Minneapolis, the only district in the state employing teachers from the controversial program, has cut back sharply this school year.

Updated: May 29, 2014, - 11:19 PM

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