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MinnPost's education reporting is made possible by a grant from the Bush Foundation.

Learning Curve

Beth Hawkins writes about education in Learning Curve. Hawkins has covered a variety of subjects for MinnPost since its launch in 2007, but has a particular passion for reporting on education. In addition to her conviction that education is one of today's most pressing issues on a policy level, she's motivated by her experience advocating for her two sons in great schools and not-so-great ones. 

Lucy Laney Principal Mauri Melander

Inside the test scores: Two stories about Lucy Laney School, both true

Why didn't new efforts manage to move the needle farther? Doubtless some of the answers are the same for Lucy Laney as they are for other struggling schools.