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Beth Hawkins

Some reflections on covering education in Minnesota

As reporter Beth Hawkins gets ready to take a new job, she reflects on her time covering education in Minnesota.

MinnPost is hiring an education reporter

MinnPost is seeking a writer who can provide context and analysis on everything from school board meetings to national education policies. 

The Boehner and Duncan retirements might be just the excuse Congress needed to do nothing about education policy

Optimism reigned after the House and Senate each passed sweeping education overhaul bills, but finding a compromise between the chambers that’s palatable to the president may be a bridge too far.