Math classes ‘elbow-to-elbow’ at Henry High under Minneapolis teacher shortages


Melissa Whitler, Southwest Voices’ reports that there are vacancies at Minneapolis’ Patrick Henry High school. Plans to address the problem have documents that show two sections of math were canceled due to the math department vacancy. Conor Wells, a math teacher, says these cancellations have resulted in combining sections and larger classes in the remaining sections. He also stated that some sections had 34 or more students this year. He says that there aren’t enough seats in some sections or students are sitting together. Wells stated “Some students refuse to attend class because they see how full it is.”

MPR’s Matt Sepic reports that a Chicagoman was sentenced to death for the murder of a local youth coach during a road rage shooting at Hwy. 169.

MPR’s Lisa Ryan reported Ramsey County will correct ballots that incorrectly listed the name of a House Candidate who has died.

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Laura Yuen, a columnist for Strib has some useful advice to anyone trying protect their seasonal stoop pumpkins or gourds against squirrels.

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