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St. Paul teacher pay second-highest in the state

The average St. Paul Public Schools teacher salary of $75,199 was one of the highest in Minnesota last year, second only to the average...

Marshall is the site of a potentially litigious battle over a...

MARSHALL — The battle over a flag supporting LBGTQ students at a middle school here rages on amid threats of litigation on both sides. Advocates for...

Saint Paul teachers threaten strike over mental health care for students

The threat of a teachers strike in Saint Paul beginning March 10 has shined a glaring light on an emerging crisis in schools both...

Book excerpt details rise of labor leader who is now Walz...

Editor's note: This book excerpt from "Beaten Down, Worked Up" by longtime New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse describes the difficult union negotiations...

Culture war rages in southwest Minnesota over rainbow flag

MARSHALL, LYON COUNTY — A rainbow flag displayed for a public middle school diversity project has met fierce opposition and a threat of legal action...

Minnesota teachers still overwhelmingly white as student population becomes more diverse

Teachers across the United States are predominantly white, even as students of color make up a majority of those enrolled in public schools. Minnesota...

Some big shots want to amend the Minnesota constitution to prioritize...

A pair of prominent Minnesota leaders want to harness the power of words to address some of the nation’s worst racial disparities in education. Minneapolis...

Yes, teachers matter, but don’t forget about administrators

Teachers are the intense focus of the education debate. The union is fighting for better wages and working conditions that most teachers think will...

Minnesota is projected to lose a seat in Congress. Here’s why...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota is projected to lose a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show — a change that would diminish...

America’s public schools seldom bring rich and poor together — and...

More than five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many carry on his legacy through the struggle for racially integrated schools....
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