Anthony Lonetree | Star Tribune
Reporter | St. Paul education

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


St. Paul schools want to give more contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses

Push is on to hire women- and minority-owned firms; businesses owned by white men now get bulk of jobs.


St. Paul teacher assaulted by student loses court appeal

The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a district judge was correct in concluding that John Ekblad had failed to prove his case merited consideration beyond the remedies of workers' compensation system.


St. Paul's Central Lutheran School closing after 130 years

Declining enrollment, financial pressures cited in recent fundraising effort


George Howatt Jr., an inspiring father, dies at 76

The public-comment period at St. Paul school board meetings runs about a half-hour, and with the list of speakers often stacked, many have just a…


St. Paul schools referendum is set, but it carries some risk

Tax hike would cost average homeowner $136 more.


St. Paul enters debate about renaming schools

The national movement to erase the names of historic figures from buildings and places for sins related to race has reached St. Paul — this time with a U.S. president at the center of the debate.


After union setback, event in Minneapolis helps teachers regroup

A conference of the nation's educators winds down in Minneapolis on Thursday with few more ready to take on an anti-union tide than a battle-hardened group from Wisconsin.


Nation's educators look to build new energy in Minneapolis

Thousands of educators will meet in Minneapolis over the coming days after an impressive springtime showing of grass-roots power by teachers — and then a…


Schools across state aim to diversify advanced classes

Racial gaps remain, but access to dual credit courses is on the rise.


St. Paul School District looks ahead with new strategic plan

A push for more funding is expected after recent cuts.