Reporter | St. Paul education

A lifelong music fan, Lonetree wrote the first Replacements stories to be published in a daily newspaper (St. Paul Dispatch) and now makes in-store mixes for a Northeast Minneapolis vintage clothing store -- with top sound sources. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, son and two dogs. He also has four daughters from an action-packed early life on St. Paul's East Side. He's a Ho-Chunk tribal member.

$2M donation from MacKenzie Scott to benefit child care in Minnesota

Little Canada-based nonprofit Think Small will use the money to work to improve child care options.

St. Paul Public Schools notifies students about winter data breach

Names and email addresses may have been accessed, the district says.

Minnesota education activists, DFLers argue ban on student restraints needs to stay

Minnesota Republicans have called for a special session to repeal the measure that prompted several law enforcement agencies to pull out of schools.

St. Paul's new East African Elementary Magnet offers cultural lessons to attract families

The community helped recruitment efforts for the school, which is part of the district's strategy to counter declining enrollment.

School bus routes bounce back, but drivers are still in demand across Minnesota

School districts and contractors say raises and bonuses were key to driver recruitment and retention.

Minnesota's tiniest learners will get lift with new state-funded scholarships

State-funded scholarships commonly associated with 4-year-old preschoolers are being expanded to give more low-income infants and toddlers access to richer, more consistent programming.

St. Paul schools give district leaders 6% pay raise

The school board raised pay for district administrators by 6% after a broader compensation study.

Brooklyn Park shooting victim identified

An adult suspect was arrested for the death Friday night.

Teachers, aides needed across state as school year approaches

The shortage of educators in Minnesota is significant, a statewide survey shows.

St. Paul schools want every student they can get, and hunt begins in preschool

The district will join forces with Head Start to offer more preschool classes.