Alejandra Matos

Reporter | Whistleblower
Phone: 612-673-4028
Alejandra Matos writes the Star Tribune's Whistleblower column. She joined the paper in 2012 after graduating from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in Multimedia Journalism. She was a Star Tribune health intern in 2011.

Recent content from Alejandra Matos

Mpls. couple charged with murder of 6-week-old daughter

The 6-week-old suffocated after being put to bed in laundry basket.

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 09:57 PM

Suspensions rise for K-4 Minneapolis students

Suspensions jumped dramatically for Minneapolis public schoolchildren in kindergarten to fourth grade last year, even as school officials faced mounting...

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 11:03 AM

Minneapolis schools seek to end disparities by 2020

Minneapolis public schools released its new five-year strategic plan.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 09:23 PM

Achievement gap at heart of citywide Mpls. schools race

The race highlights strong divisions over how the district should deal with underperforming schools, how often children should be tested and how school money should be allocated.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 05:28 AM

'Creative' homeless solution runs up against Minneapolis city code

Minneapolis woman provides a place to live for some with nowhere to go, but runs afoul of city housing code.

Updated: August 01, 2014, - 07:55 AM

Children come to state to flee Central American violence

Threatened Latin American kids are being reunited with relatives here.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 11:36 PM

Immigration debate comes to Minnesota in force

Congressman Keith Ellison wants to welcome refugees; others question whether Minnesota has enough resources on hand to deal with the unaccompanied Central American children.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Big bills touch off debate on Minneapolis false-alarm fees

Over the past five years, Minneapolis collected more than $2.5 million in false-alarm fees from businesses and homeowners. Business owners say that the penalties are eating into their revenue and that it’s time for the city to charge less.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 07:12 AM

Giddy fans bask in glory of Minneapolis' All-Star day

Minnesotans rolled out the red carpet for Major League Baseball’s Midsummer Classic on Tuesday, as throngs of eager fans packed into downtown Minneapolis and sold-out Target Field.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 11:22 AM

July 11: Voter mix-up in Kahn-Noor legislative race wasn't fraud

All 141 voters registered at a mailbox center at 419 Cedar Av. in Minneapolis will have their registrations canceled. But individuals registered at the address can still vote in the highly competitive Phyllis Kahn vs. Mohamud Noor state House race if they re-register.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 05:50 AM

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