This year, teacher voices began ringing out loud and clear when it came to driving education policy changes.
The resignation is effective Jan. 31. District CEO Michael Goar was appointed Johnson’s interim replacement.
Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson likes to say that culture will eat strategy for lunch. What if the culture she has been trying to change at MPS for four years has taken a fatal bite out of her once-bold strategy?
Next month, Monserrate will leave the MPS board after a single term — an experience that caused him to become skeptical that a sprawling institution like Minneapolis Public Schools can be turned around.
Called a performance assessment, the process of creating and defending a portfolio of work is designed to gauge a student’s readiness for college.
At Success Academy in New York, Eric Mahmoud had a pang of insight into how much better the Harvest Network of Schools could be doing.
If you are tracking efforts by MPS and other Minnesota districts to curb shocking disparities in punitive school discipline, you’ll want to spend a little time reading RiShawn Biddle’s writing.
District leaders see this week’s agreement with federal officials as an enhancement to a series of changes already under way.
“Our newest teachers aren’t learning to teach,” says Teacher of the Year Tom Rademacher. “They are learning how not to get fired.”
If the affidavits supplied to the Senate are accurate, the CSI contract still reeks. But a credible, logical version of events has finally emerged.
Incumbent Rebecca Gagnon and former City Council Member Don Samuels won the four-way race for two at-large board seats.
Amanda Ripley is the author of “The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way,” a best-seller since its 2013 release.
There is a tremendous amount of chatter on the interwebs. If you can tear yourself away from the election, I commend you to it.
According to campaign finance disclosures filed Tuesday, spending in the blazing hot four-way race for two citywide seats likely has surpassed $500,000.
A primer on a stranger-than-fiction campaign.
At the top of their lists are overall school funding, teacher quality, class size and curriculum and standards, a MinnCAN poll found.
It’s playing out in the southern half of south Minneapolis, where both candidates are well liked and respected.
There are any number of reasons why Henry deserves the spotlight, including impressive academic indicators. But it’s also because it’s at the epicenter of an effort near and dear to the Obamas’ hearts.
Educators and education policymakers talk all the time about persistence and grit and culturally relevant pedagogy. What about changing the prisms we look at children through?
“You all constantly claim you want community engagement,” law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds said. “But when we step up our voices are silenced.”