From the St. Paul Pioneer Press Opinion Page, August 16, 2020 Last week the St. Paul School Board voted overwhelmingly to begin the 2020-21 school year through distance learning, following the same course as Minneapolis. Distance learning would be the norm until the October MEA break. In the meantime, officials would continue to study options.…

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April 29, 2011 Graduation season is soon upon us. Minnesota high school students will don caps and gowns and host open houses to celebrate an achievement many take for granted, though it is hardly universal. In Guatemala, for example, graduation is an accomplishment exclusive to relatively few. Today, one in four Guatemalans graduate from high…

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March 22, 2011 It’s the time of year when high school seniors and their parents weigh their options and decide upon a college. They sort through myriad emotions, balancing long-term economic considerations against the hopes and dreams of teens with minimal experience making decisions. Dan Getsch has been a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial for…

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