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Professor Myron Orfield was quoted on KSTP about a task force charged with examining how to overhaul the state’s largest planning agency. Six different reform recommendations will be sent to the…

Professor Myron Orfield was interviewed for a Star Tribune editorial discussing disparities among Twin Cities metro-area schools. The editorial focused on a new study from Minnesota

Professor Myron Orfield, Jr. was quoted by the Star Tribune regarding the work of the Metropolitan Governance Task Force, that he serves on, which is examining the reach of the Metropolitan Council.…

Professor Myron Orfield, Jr. was part of a panel discussion about housing in the Twin Cities this week at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs in their ongoing series, the Mondale Dialogues. He was…

Professor Myron Orfield was quoted by Kare11 on the recent formation of a commission to review the history of the MET Council, and find ways of making the organization more transparent. Commenting on…

Professor Myron Orfield was named to represent the the state Office of Higher Education on a new task force dedicated to reforming the Metropolitan Council. As reported by the Star Tribune, "Orfield has…

Professor Myron Orfield was quoted in MinnPost about Minnesota abandoning efforts to integrate schools and housing.

Professor Myron Orfield was quoted by KSTP on the recent calls for more accountability in the Metropolitan Council. Amidst a massively over-budget metro-line extension that is still millions of dollars…

Professor Myron Orfield and Research Fellow Will Stancil wrote an op-ed for the Star Tribune in which they argue that the source of Minnesota's shortage in K-12 educators is that teachers aren't earning…

A Star Tribune piece on efforts to change the 16-member Met Council from an appointed to elected body quoted Professor Myron Orfield, a longtime critic of the council’s structure.

"The Met…

MinnPost quoted Professor Myron Orfield’s testimony before the Minnesota Senate Transportation Committee on a proposal to make sweeping changes to the state’s Metropolitan…

Professor Myron Orfield was quoted in the Minnesota Lawyer on a Hennepin County tax case that was recently announced to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Hennepin County seized the condominium of a 93-year-…