Last week, we mailed one of our postcards into the Mendota Heights-area school district, ISD 197. In it, we pointed out the $15,000 spent per student each year and the low proficiency rates in both reading and math in the district – 59% and 54% respectively.
The results? Shock and disbelief.
This morning, our very own Devin Foley and Daniel Lattier went on the air on AM1130’s Up and At ‘Em With Jack and Ben to chat about the postcard, the state of the education system, and to take some calls from the community. In case you missed it, here’s a link to the segment: