EDUCATION

DC Teachers Standing in the Gap

Washington, D.C. teachers are challenging curriculums to ensure culturally competent classroom settings.
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MN Teachers Get “Drop the Union” Calls following Janus Decision

A U.S. Supreme Court decision has resulted in telemarketing calls to Minnesota teachers, encouraging them to drop their union membership. Education Minnesota is confident teachers won't quit their unions.
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Soldier/Teacher: Trump’s Plan Is “Dangerous”, “Arm Me With A School Counselor” Instead

An Apple Valley high school teacher who is also a soldier calls President Donald Trump's plan to arm teachers to deter school shootings "foolish and dangerous."
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New Report: More Access to Early-Childhood Education Needed in Minnesota

An analysis of early-childhood education in Minnesota has been released, and advocates are calling for full funding of child-care assistance, saying it's more likely those kids have access to Pre-K…
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Racial Disparities Focus For Minneapolis School Board Candidates

A forum, "Creating a School climate to Promote Racial Justice," was held at New Creation Church, North Minneapolis, on October 26, 2106. Seven of the eight candidates for the Minneapolis…
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Can Fed Money Policy Help Solve Racial Disparities?

The nation's most influential financial organization is teaming up with activists in Minneapolis to help close the income gap between white and black Minnesotans.
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Gov. Dayton “On the Edge” Of Backing Teacher Layoff Bill Says GOP

Minnesota Republican legislative leaders say Governor Mark Dayton is "on the edge" of backing a bill that removes teacher seniority as barrier to laying them off.
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MN Gubernatorial candidates debate education policy -Video Replay

Gubernatorial candidates Mark Dayton, Rob Hahn, Matt Entenza, and Tom Horner spoke today at a forum on education, hosted by Growth & Justice. The first hour of the forum is…

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