Blog: May 2010

Reporter's story about no grinding at prom goes from balanced to provocative in hands of City Pages blogger

Last week, a story by ThreeSixty reporter Nathan Palm generated more than 80 comments ranging from the downright hostile to the astute.

How to get a teen to read? Relevance and publication.

I was confounded when I learned that Minneapolis high school students pass the state writing test at a much higher rate than they pass the required reading test.

How can this be? Reading prepares us to write. We teach children to recognize and sound out letters before we teach them to imitate letters with pencil on paper.