A Little-Known Program Has Lifted Ninth Grade Performance in Virtually Every Type of School
The unique teaching model, piloted in Minneapolis, focuses on students' strengths and teachers' relationship with the classroom.
There's a Strong Case for Boycotting the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is in Minneapolis this year. But is the sporting spectacle actually any good for the city? And is the game any good for the country?
When Culture’s Soft Power Confronts Hard Limits
Music- and art-based outreach programs have been successful in combating extremism in cities like Minneapolis, but they're facing a roadblock. Stringent visa standards from the State Department are blocking many foreign artists from entering the country, and harming communities that need these programs the most.