Post Bulletin Reporter Jordan Shearer

Jordan Shearer

Education Reporter

Jordan Shearer covers K-12 education for the Rochester Post Bulletin. A Rochester native, he graduated from Bemidji State University in 2013 before heading out to write for a small newsroom in the boonies of western Nebraska. He returned to northern Minnesota a few years later to write for The Bemidji Pioneer. Bringing things full circle, he returned to Rochester in 2020 just shy of a decade after leaving.

Readers can reach Jordan at 507-285-7710 or jshearer@postbulletin.com.

High school teacher Natalia Benjamin makes history as first from Rochester, and the first Latinx teacher, to receive the award.
"I look across our community, across this room, and I see a tremendous polarization," one audience member said.
The situation has extended far longer than many people originally anticipated it would. So, the question remains: Months into the pandemic, what is the impact on education, and what does it mean for the future?
Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed cases in Olmsted County passed 1,000.