BARR receives local and national recognition for their impactful stories about educators and students across the United States. Learn more about BARR’s stories and how to connect with us to share the important work that is happening in each district.

Media Coverage

BARR is continually highlighted by local and national media outlets for its transformational results in schools.

BARR Stories

The BARR team is committed to sharing the impressive results that are happening every day with students and educators. Each team member plays an important role in taking a behind-the-scenes look at the positive change the BARR model is having on students’ and educators’ lives. 

Press Releases

Browse recent stories that have been shared with the press about the many ways BARR is helping ensure each and every student succeeds. 

Media Resources

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Contact Us

For media inquiries, please contact BARR’s Communications Manager Ariana Miron at For additional inquiries, please reach out to Stefan Pollack and Emily Frumberg at


Recent Stories

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The Transformational Power of Promises

Educators recently spent time together exploring how making a promise can transform a student’s life. BARR kicked off 2021 by providing school …

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BARR Testifies at Minnesota House Ed Finance Hearing

At BARR, we believe that each and every student has the right not only to an education, but a right to success …

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Transforming Uncertainty to Success in the Classroom and Beyond

Education leaders from throughout the country recently provided strategies to help students succeed both in and beyond the classroom during the From …

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Helping Students Succeed with Due North Plan

It is was an important day for education in Minnesota.  Governor Walz released Minnesota’s Due North Education Plan, which aims to transform education …

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IB Matters Podcast Features BARR Center

After IB Matters host Jon Peterson heard that South St. Paul Public Schools became the first BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) and …

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