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Campuzano covered education for The Oregonian for three years with a particular focus on marginalized students and systemic inequities. Before that, he wrote about music and pop culture on the trending desk, a time during which he was also the newspaper's lead protest reporter. Prior to his six years at The Oregonian, he spent six months reporting on county government in southern Oregon for The Daily Courier in Grants Pass. He attended the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. He was born in Mexico and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 2.

St. Paul schools dangle $1.3 million in hiring and retention bonuses

District officials are targeting hard-to-fill positions, including more than 100 special-education spots.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signs free school meals bill into law

Minnesota is the third state in the nation to require schools to serve free lunch and breakfast to all students, regardless of income.

Minnesota private schools add classrooms, hire amid growth

Private schools statewide grew their enrollment by nearly 4% last fall, according to state data.

A St. Paul school wanted more books by Asian authors. A former KARE-11 anchor delivered

Gia Vang returned to Minnesota to donate 70 titles as part of the Very Asian Foundation's donation drive.

Twin Cities students walk out, demand probe into death of Khalil Azad

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office concluded Azad accidentally drowned in July. His body was found two days after police say he crashed his car and fled following a pursuit.

Osseo school board hires Fridley's Kim Hiel as its next superintendent

Hiel will be Osseo Public Schools' first Black superintendent.

St. Paul parents, teachers share alarm over rising threat of violence in schools

The emergency meeting came after a fatal stabbing at Harding High and nearly two months after separate incidents near Central High and Washington Tech placed both schools on lockdown.

Ex-Minnesota education commissioner among candidates for Osseo superintendent

The Osseo school board will interview five people Feb. 27 and 28 and will likely announce a preferred candidate in early March.

Snow canceled class for many; will kids have to make up time?

Districts have a variety of tools at their disposal to keep from cutting into summer, from nixing staff trainings to calling e-learning days.

Minnesota's public schools lost students again this year

Charter schools and private schools saw more modest gains in enrollment after a brief pandemic surge.