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Data show disparities between Black and white Minnesotans in education, income,...

George Floyd’s death after a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes sparked outrage and protests in Minnesota and...

Minnesota is resegregating its schools, and it’s bad for all of...

School segregation is often thought of as a 20th century problem — ancient history, something that was solved in the 1960s and 1970s. But...

Minnesotans owe it to each other to keep their distance during...

High school seniors and their families aren’t the only ones who will miss the big, traditional graduation ceremonies this year. Educators will, too. We take...

Minnesota will be recovering from COVID-19 for years

It seems like this has been going on forever. On March 6, I wrote the following in our newsletter, Daily Reformer:  With Super Tuesday over...

Will the federal government help Minnesotans get better broadband?

WASHINGTON — In one Minnesota tribal community, children recently had to gather in the front yard of a nearby house so they could access...

Community colleges and their students improvise to deal with pandemic

Rory O’Brien had a plan. By fall 2020, the Minneapolis Community and Technical College student hoped to finish 880 internship hours needed for her addiction...

DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but that critics...

Minnesota State has too many campuses; here’s how to reduce them...

For a small state, we sure have a lot of state university campuses. Small means 5.64 million souls. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has...

Minnesota State University Moorhead to cut 10% of jobs

Minnesota State University Moorhead will cut 10% of jobs over the next two years in the face of a $6 million budget shortfall, the...

Minnesota higher ed in crisis, administrators tell Legislature

Minnesota’s public colleges and universities face steep financial shortfalls during the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education officials told legislators Tuesday. Between dwindling enrollment, canceled events, refunds...