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Community Voices

The case for homeschooling

Although we are still in our first years of homeschooling now, the experience has been life changing.

The case for a green recovery in Minnesota

Wind, solar, electrification and energy efficiency projects create jobs, bolster rural and urban economies, and can transform the social inequities made transparent by this virus.

How data, analytics, and technology are helping us fight COVID-19

A variety of technologies are enabling public health officials to track potentially infected individuals, enforce quarantine measures, create community-wide awareness about the virus, and plan coordinated responses to deal with resource shortages.

Teachers point to ways Minnesota can build back better

As we think about post-pandemic Minnesota, how might we reimagine our educational, social and economic infrastructure to more evenly distribute the weight of care currently being shouldered by teachers and schools?