Anthony Lonetree | Star Tribune
Reporter | St. Paul education

Anthony Lonetree covers education in St. Paul and the east metro.


Pastor, caregiver Ethel Johnson-Lee, who opened her home to those in need, dies at 92

In her late 50s, she graduated from the University of Minnesota despite never having attended high school.


At St. Paul's Johnson High, students 'do more for themselves'

Three years into the effort, "Govie leader" program has paid off.


St. Paul school board tackles $17.2 million budget gap

Board also considers scrapping district policy against holiday parties.


Ramsey County program turns to data to find and help at-risk students

A project seeking to identify students who are at risk of turning to crime, and offering them help to steer clear of it, took a big step in Ramsey County last week.


Chronic deficits dog Minneapolis, St. Paul schools

Districts say state, federal aid falling short, so voters will be asked to come through with more money.


St. Paul schools has app to receive tips about possible trouble

District is one of several letting students make anonymous reports.


Reading goals met, St. Paul charter school students collect on teacher's vow

St. Paul charter students collect on a promise for meeting reading goals.


Open-enrollment winner Mahtomedi struggling to grow out of funding crunch

While interest in the east metro district is high, there are limits to how much it can grow.


Big march is over, but Twin Cities students are all in on gun control

Plans are taking shape for April 20 school walkouts tied to the anniversary of the Columbine High shootings, along with a rally that afternoon at the State Capitol.


St. Paul school board OKs teachers' contract

Officials said contract wouldn't worsen city's projected budget deficit.