Joe Nathan’s Columns

Joe NathanJoe Nathan is the Director for the Center for School Change. He has been writing for decades on important education issues.

Between 1989 and 2004 he wrote a weekly column carried by 3 of Minnesota’s 4 largest daily papers. He now writes a weekly column carried regularly by 15-20 Minnesota newspapers. It often appears on local and national websites.  The columns can be accessed online at:


His columns reach over 600,000 readers throughout the state.  Below are links to Joe’s articles for the last several years.