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

Who'd get your vote for a Minneapolis high schools hall of fame?

A Nobel Prize winner? Former governors? An astronaut? Actors? Journalists? Prince? Inspired by Anoka High's recent induction, send in your ideas.

Updated: September 13, 2011, - 02:43 PM

Teen mom stayed in school, for good

Pregnant and frightened at age 15, Bayza Weeks was told that her school, DeLaSalle High, believed in her. She did the rest.

Updated: September 09, 2011, - 03:12 PM

Students paying for budget cuts

As schools open across Minnesota on Tuesday, the tough economic times will be more noticeable to students, teachers -- and soon, taxpayers.

Updated: September 06, 2011, - 08:42 AM

New 4-year formula slashes high school grad rates

Current standard suggests a much higher rate of success.

Updated: September 02, 2011, - 10:44 PM

Dateline Minneapolis: 'E' is for enrollment

A baby boomlet and the bad economy are boosting enrollment in Minneapolis' kindergarten classrooms and promising to bring higher enrollment for years to come.

Updated: August 30, 2011, - 07:04 PM

'No Child’ leaving plenty of students behind

Nearly a decade after Congress enacted the No Child Left Behind Act, a sweeping mandate to ramp up standards and accountability in the nation's public schools, more than a third of black, Latino and Native American students in Minneapolis public schools don't graduate, records show.

Updated: August 28, 2011, - 08:22 PM

Historical switch for Minneapolis schools finance chief

Minneapolis schools' Peggy Ingison is leaving to start a new job at the Historical Society.

Updated: August 23, 2011, - 11:30 PM

Amid tears and cheers, a school celebrates its recovery

A May tornado ravaged Sojourner Truth Academy, but the north Minneapolis charter school is moving on.

Updated: August 23, 2011, - 09:03 AM

North High Class of '36: 'We just kept going and breathing'

Though they ate and drank in moderation, memories overflowed for the North High class of 1936.

Updated: August 18, 2011, - 11:11 PM

Clarence Vogel had an 'adventurous mind'

An engineer by trade, he went from repairing WWII bombers to designing copter and satellite gyroscopes.

Updated: August 10, 2011, - 07:57 PM

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