Corey Mitchell

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

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Minneapolis schools cut back tax levy increase

Minneapolis public schools leaders are proposing a 1 percent tax levy increase for 2012, much less than the nearly 10 percent hike that appeared on resident's truth-in-taxation notices this fall.

Updated: December 10, 2011, - 09:27 PM

Botched raid costs Minneapolis $1 million

City Council approved the payout nearly two years after police used a stun grenade that left a woman with permanent injuries.

Updated: December 09, 2011, - 09:56 PM

Minneapolis school board on hot seat in contract talks

Minneapolis teachers and reform groups are competing for attention and votes of board members.

Updated: December 06, 2011, - 09:59 PM

Minneapolis schools may withdraw from desegregation program

Minneapolis school district is considering whether to withdraw from West Metro Education Program.

Updated: December 05, 2011, - 11:01 PM

The education of Bernadeia Johnson

Ahead of her first job evaluation, the Minneapolis schools leader is learning from mistakes and relying on her instincts.

Updated: December 05, 2011, - 01:59 PM

Nov. 30, 2011: Mpls. will reopen 3 schools to ease crowding

The moves are part of a $45 million plan to deal with rising enrollment and a space crunch.

Updated: November 30, 2011, - 10:55 AM

Obituary: Math teacher, U gymnast George Patten, 87

Known for dedication to his students, he also liked a good joke and was extraordinarily modest, friends said.

Updated: November 24, 2011, - 12:42 AM

Mpls. settles suit over illegal search

City will pay $76,500 after a judge ruled two officers violated law by pulling down man's pants in drug search.

Updated: November 18, 2011, - 09:27 PM

Lacking license, Mpls. school leader gets new title

When Minneapolis district learned that Rick Mills doesn't hold a state license to be deputy superintendent, he got a new title.

Updated: November 11, 2011, - 11:06 AM

Minneapolis group challenges teacher tenure

A Minneapolis coalition urges reform in contracts, but the union chief says the effort is "misguided."

Updated: November 02, 2011, - 11:22 PM

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