Alejandra Matos

Reporter | Minneapolis education
Phone: 612-673-4028
Alejandra Matos 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

Community Action of Minneapolis might never pay bills, court records show

Court-appointed receiver is looking into Community Action of Minneapolis finances.

Updated: March 09, 2015, - 09:44 PM

FBI, IRS investigating misspending at Mpls. nonprofit

Documents allege more misspending by Community Action, including by senior management for medical bills and for personal expenses of their friends. .

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 08:18 AM

Senate GOP seeks to break up Minneapolis Public Schools

Proposal would break up state’s third-largest district into six smaller ones to foster reform.

Updated: March 06, 2015, - 05:54 AM

In St. Paul schools, credit card spending tightly tracked

District has strict accounting for credit card use, but questionable spending still gets missed.

Updated: March 01, 2015, - 05:12 PM

Minnesota graduation rates are up, but 2020 goal will be a steep climb

Steady gains for struggling metropolitan school districts and significant improvement among students of color were reported.

Updated: February 25, 2015, - 04:36 PM

Minneapolis schools begin search for new leader

Interim superintendent Michael Goar is favored by the president of the teachers union and some principals.

Updated: February 16, 2015, - 09:04 PM

First student joins Minneapolis school board

Patrick Henry sophomore Noah Branch will bring a new voice, one from students.

Updated: February 11, 2015, - 11:48 AM

Billboard slams Minneapolis School District spending

Nonprofit group scolds Mpls. schools for spending practices.

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 08:15 PM

On interim basis, Goar takes over Minneapolis schools

Mpls. Interim Superintendent Michael Goar says he will set up a clear improvement plan and immediately implement major district changes.

Updated: February 03, 2015, - 05:54 AM

Minneapolis schools awarded no-bid contracts to Memphis IT company

Accounts differ on how a sizable no-bid contract was awarded to a Memphis-based company.

Updated: January 31, 2015, - 08:57 AM

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