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Monday February 7
11 a.m. - MPR's Midday talks about testing in Minnesota schools. Guest: Assistant Commissioner for Teaching and Learning Jessie Montaño.
Listen to archived broadcast.

Tuesday February 8
9 a.m. - MPR's Midmorning looks at the proposed moratorium on the Profile of Learning. Guest: Christine Jax, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning.
Listen to archived broadcast.

Wednesday February 9
11 a.m. - Minneapolis Schools Superintendent Carol Johnson discusses basic-skills test results achieved by minority students. She's joined by Craig Vana, executive director of teacher and instructional services for the school district.
Listen to archived broadcast.

Thursday February 10
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - MPR's Midday hosts a live broadcast from Minneapolis Roosevelt High School, with audio hookups to the two other high schools participating in the project: North St. Paul High School and Hills-Beaver Creek High School. The program will involve students, teachers and parents from each of the schools talking about the grad standards. Program hosted by Gary Eichten.
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four