Recent content from MaryJo Webster
Utah's shift is a promising sign of how a state can do more to help rape victims get the justice that so often eludes them — if everyone involved is working with the same priorities.
Felons spend less time in prison in Minnesota, and the state says that's by design.
Minnesota's student body is rapidly becoming more diverse, while the teaching force remains mostly white.
Many sexual assault reports in Minnesota are poorly investigated. Most don't result in charges or convictions. This one was different.
In Minnesota, half of sex assault cases police send to prosecutors never result in charges. Prosecutors reject cases that include DNA evidence, witnesses, and sometimes even confessions, records show.
New plans in mix as more than 300,000 Minnesota seniors seek new coverage.
Inadequate training for police who investigate sexual assaults, along with poor staffing and high turnover, plagues many police departments across the state – resulting in fewer charges against suspected offenders.
A Star Tribune analysis of standardized math and reading test scores can determine whether schools are doing better than their demographics would suggest. Look up whether your school made the cut.
New accountability system is designed to give better picture of overall performances.
A Star Tribune analysis reveals that Twin Cities STEM teachers make less than many other kinds of teachers.