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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. 

Some free advice for Minneapolis Public Schools' next communications team

Whoever leads MPS' communications efforts, the district's brass should mandate they maintain an open-door policy, even when it gets scary. Especially when it gets scary.

Learning Curve

More than 25% of students at Minnesota's colleges must take remedial classes

Between 2006 and 2012 at least 1 in 4 graduates of Minnesota public high schools who went to Minnesota colleges/universities had to take remedial courses.