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How, exactly, does Minnesota p...

Feb 18, 2017 by

By Greta Kaul – Of all the issues that seem to come up every single session of the legislature, education funding — the amount...

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Grants help explore ways to ge...

Feb 17, 2017 by

By Erin Hinrichs – For Pakhoua Vang, 21, the transition from Como Park Senior High in St. Paul to Concordia University was...

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A snapshot of Minnesota’...

Feb 10, 2017 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Last Friday afternoon, Sarah Colin’s classroom at West Junior High in Shakopee was humming. Hunched over her...

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U of M professor’s memoir reca...

Feb 2, 2017 by

By Amy Goetzman – When Fred Amram visited Germany as a tourist in 1960, he pointed to a spot in the air to show his wife where...

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What kind of early-education h...

Jan 31, 2017 by

By Sondra Samuels and Barb Fabre – There is strong bipartisan agreement about the need to help young Minnesota children living...

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Oxfam is wrong about ‘obscene’...

Jan 29, 2017 by

By Peter Zeller – Last week Oxfam released a sensational report that said eight people have “obscene” wealth, as much as the...

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Black male professionals and s...

Jan 16, 2017 by

By Erin Hinrichs – As President Barack Obama said more goodbyes last week, one of his education officials made his way to...

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Beyond recruitment: How Metro ...

Jan 6, 2017 by

By Gregg Aamot – At Metropolitan State University, students who show signs of struggle in the classroom can expect an email or...

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The 6 education stories to wat...

Dec 29, 2016 by

By Erin Hinrichs – When it comes to education issues, the term “community engagement” gets tossed around a lot — and rightfully...

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Legislative group adopts frame...

Dec 23, 2016 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Despite failed negotiation attempts last Friday to hold a special session before 2016 wraps up, Minnesota...

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How one education nonprofit is...

Dec 16, 2016 by

By Erin Hinrichs – When Rashad Turner stepped down from his leadership role with Black Lives Matter in the city of St. Paul in...

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Amid superintendent search, St...

Dec 8, 2016 by

By Erin Hinrichs – The newly elected St. Paul Public Schools board member, Jeanelle (Jeannie) Foster, completed her first...

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Tops in school support: a wort...

Dec 1, 2016 by

By Erin Hinrichs – Seemingly lost in the flurry of election coverage earlier this month, Education Minnesota named Marcell...

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Graff ushers in a new era of a...

Nov 11, 2016 by

By Erin Hinrichs – As promised, the new superintendent of Minneapolis Public School, Ed Graff, immersed himself in the...

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Rate of children hospitalized ...

Nov 2, 2016 by

By Susan Perry – Adults are not the only ones in the United States whose lives have been horribly and adversely affected by the...

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Minneapolis students are count...

Oct 22, 2016 by

By Rep. Karen Clark and Rep. Susan Allen – On this year’s ballot, 36,000 Minneapolis Public School students are counting on...

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Black students in Duluth disci...

Oct 11, 2016 by

Although black males represent less than 5 percent of students enrolled in the Duluth district, they made up 20 percent of...

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‘Build the Wall’ mural at Univ...

Oct 4, 2016 by

By Ibrahim Hirsi – Each year around this time, student groups at the University of Minnesota promote their mission with panel...

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What my students taught me

Sep 13, 2016 by

By Grace Fortier – As I welcome students into my classroom this fall, my mind keeps going back to events earlier this year....

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What people in St. Paul want f...

Sep 7, 2016 by

By David Schimke – Given the sense of urgency surrounding St. Paul School Superintendent Valeria Silva’s ouster last spring, it...

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