Corey Mitchell

Reporter | Washington Bureau
Phone: Washington: 202-383-6121 Minneapolis: 612-673-4491
Corey Mitchell covers Minnesota-related issues in Congress.

Recent content from Corey Mitchell

Minneapolis high schoolers: City buses vs. yellow ones

Go-To transit passes are proposed for Minneapolis high schoolers.

Updated: October 05, 2011, - 08:36 AM

Minneapolis students' struggles start early, report says

Poverty, disparities in minority groups can leave a lasting mark.

Updated: October 04, 2011, - 08:15 PM

Oct. 4, 2011: Does surge of students mean it's time to reopen two Mpls. schools?

Minneapolis, faced with an unexpected enrollment surge, is weighing a plan to undo changes made in '09.

Updated: October 03, 2011, - 10:53 PM

North High surviving, but road to success still long

A year after the city's oldest high school narrowly escaped closure, a New York-based school turnaround firm with a record of success stretching from Houston to the Bronx has begun work at North High School.

Updated: October 03, 2011, - 10:28 AM

Nearly half of state's schools don't make the grade

The state is pursuing waiver from No Child Left Behind, but lagging schools must still comply with what some call unfair sanctions.

Updated: September 30, 2011, - 09:41 PM

Dateline Minneapolis: Work to begin on state's black history museum

For the Minnesota African American History Museum, groundbreaking will be more than three years in the making.

Updated: September 28, 2011, - 04:42 PM

'Already full,' 3 Minneapolis schools poised to expand

Minneapolis superintendent wants construction to begin as early as next summer. The cost: $27 million.

Updated: September 24, 2011, - 10:44 AM

Obituary: For 'Meredee' Lagaard, life was an adventure

The former Minneapolis schools special education teacher made life "shiny," friends and family said.

Updated: September 21, 2011, - 08:28 PM

Minneapolis school board tables debate on raise policy

Minneapolis superintendent's supporters say the rule risks micromanagement and threatens her authority.

Updated: September 20, 2011, - 10:49 PM

School board meeting gets called off late

Confusion lingered after the cancellation, forced by state law over the special primary in south Minneapolis to replace Sen. Linda Berglin.

Updated: September 15, 2011, - 10:15 AM

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