Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Minnesota's first self-governed school may close

Minneapolis French school struggles to attract teachers, students.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 11:54 PM

Minneapolis' union-led charter school effort hasn't opened a school

Pioneering effort led by Minneapolis’ teachers union missed a wave of charter school authorizer switches.

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 05:39 AM

Minneapolis school board keeps Southwest addition alive

Busy school board allows plan to add to Southwest High School’s capacity and tries to improve discipline while limiting suspensions.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 05:36 AM

Minneapolis enrollment plan readied for Tuesday vote

Changes proposed at Wilder set the stage for the biggest enrollment shift in Minneapolis schools since 2009.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 05:16 AM

Minneapolis schools look at new ways to discipline students

Racial trends in suspensions prompt a review of policies.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 05:32 AM

Minneapolis school board adds Somali-American

Mohamud Noor balances three jobs and fatherhood as he’s about to add Minneapolis school board responsibilities.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 07:04 PM

Dec. 4, 2013: St. Paul, Mpls. rated low on closing gap

Research by a free-market group compared 15 districts that have moved toward school-based budgeting.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 09:11 PM

Co-ops boosting retail on Central Avenue in northeast Minneapolis

The hipster trifecta of bikes, artisanal bread and beer is headed for Central Avenue in northeast Minneapolis, all thanks to a long-nurtured co-op movement that’s gaining momentum.

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 09:50 PM

Minneapolis, St. Paul students contrast on graduation success

Students in the two districts have comparable test scores, but they graduate at very different rates.

Updated: December 01, 2013, - 06:33 AM

What will it take to fix Mpls. schools?

Superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools Bernadeia Johnson on the difficulties of closing the achievement gap.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 10:08 PM

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