Twin Cities residents who lived it tell of their experiences before, during and after the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision to desegregate schools.
The legislative argument hinges on how much high-school students should be told about their cost-saving Post-Secondary Enrollment Options.
The kids can scarcely believe that their teachers are interested enough in their roots to make the not-so-easy trip, and to blog about it while they are there.
Frank Stucki worries that a seemingly small change in state law will endanger the charter school he founded by making the terms of its lease unpalatable.
On Friday the Board of Teaching will vote on a first-of-its-kind Alternative Pathway to Teaching Program, which includes a partnership between the U of M and TFA.
During the four years that black boys have had “an advocate and an agitator,” Oakland schools have reduced suspensions by 50 percent.
For public-education advocates, there was something in it for any and all to latch on to as evidence that a second term as governor would be good for their policy agenda.
The new reciprocity rules come with a big caveat, however: There are few people to process the requests, and teacher applicants have been warned that it will “take time.”
Just as Principal Mauri Melander’s team-teaching experiment is beginning to yield great results, budget realities sink in.
The nonprofit Race Forward is showcasing the effort as a success story and is offering other communities the tools to replicate it.
Half the candidates are running for two at-large board seats that will be filled by the top two vote-getters; another two are running unopposed.
The nation’s first African American president is energizing advocates and educators with his talk about young black men.
Advocates say Minnesota’s prosperity rests on seeing multilingualism as a tremendous asset.
Long-sought items on education advocates’ wish lists could end up competing with each other as the session nears an end.
For the bill’s worrier in chief, Mankato State professor Walter Roberts, it was a long route to Wednesday’s moment on the Capitol steps.
“This agreement is an example of how much we can accomplish if we sit down and treat each other with mutual respect,” said Alberto Monserrate.
Call this humanities in action. As the class flies up the stairs, Mr. Strecker is delivering a lesson in the structure of story.
At 18 of Minnesota’s 33 teacher preparation programs fewer than three-fourths of graduates passed all three of the basic skills tests required to secure a license to teach.
The single most important agenda item at the state Capitol right now: the 2014 election.