Steve Brandt

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

Recent content from Steve Brandt

Minnesota's teacher pay option has only minor impact on test scores

A study says Minnesota’s $450 million teacher compensation option has had little measurable impact on student achievement.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 09:44 AM

At the Minneapolis school board meeting

Some partisans favoring Ubah Jama for the latest vacancy, most notably activist Al Flowers Jr., weren't happy, leading to a...

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 08:50 PM

Charter school holed up at Fort Snelling has history front, center

Temporary classrooms at Historic Fort Snelling offered Upper Mississippi Academy students rifle fire, voyageurs and laptops.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Mpls. school superintendent's bonus marked down to $7,452

The decision came after a tough review of Bernadeia Johnson by the Minneapolis school board, which wants better academic results.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 06:31 AM

Mohamud Noor wins Minneapolis school board position

The board’s appointment makes Noor only the second Somali-born Minnesotan to hold public office. He’ll be seated on Dec. 10.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Minneapolis schools to double down on grade gap

Failure to meet most targets means district is likely to put two teachers in early-grade classrooms at schools that are...

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 06:15 AM

Minneapolis revamps plan for handling school enrollment bulge

After feedback, Minneapolis plan has been revised to avoid moving two programs, add a gifted school and defer an arts high school idea.

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 11:17 PM

Long day of counting keeps 4 Minneapolis races on hold

Vote counters slogged away until almost midnight Wednesday with no final results for the Minneapolis mayoral or City Council races in sight.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 06:57 AM

The final push: Mayoral candidates criss-cross Minneapolis

Minneapolis hopefuls are racing to Tuesday, trying to capture as many votes as they can in the ranked-choice system.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 09:26 AM

500 North Side families sign up for intensive education program

The program provides intensive aid to help get kids to college.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 09:35 PM

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