German Subversion: A charter school’s attempt to sabotage historic preservation and the people trying to save it


Who would have thought a story about a charter school in St. Paul’s Como Park would lead to such vile responses in the comment section?

My May cover story in City Pages clearly touched a nerve. It’s the result of a public records request I made in November 2018, which took the Twin Cities German Immersion five months to fulfill.

The story centers around the school’s fight with the surrounding neighborhood over the future of a former church.

Read it here.