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.
Every teacher in Minnesota will be evaluated starting in the 2014-2015 school year as planned.
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.
More than identifying and weeding out “bad” teachers, many educators see the value of performance evaluations as a tool to drive professional development.
Would a realignment in which money more faithfully followed students, and not teachers, create incentives for wealthier schools to try to serve more challenged students?
Minneapolis Public Schools' best student musicians — singing an original composition and playing a Lincoln Center composer's original music — bring tears of joy.
Friday is the deadline for policy bills to pass out of their respective committees, so proposals' advocates and opponents are watching closely.
The goal: to work with one school in each district in Hennepin County to replace punitive measures with positive discipline and behavioral approaches.
Did it not occur to anyone that it would be a mistake to roll out complex standards and teacher evaluations based in part on student achievement in the same year?
MFT members will vote on the package, which runs from 2013 to 2015 retroactively, from March 17 to 24. If they approve it, school board members will vote at their April meeting.
All but one of 12 GOP amendments were rejected Tuesday night as the bill moves on to the Senate Education Finance Committee.
My guess is it’s intended to send the message that the outside world is sitting in judgment.
Interactive programming gets them up close and personal with history — from the Civil War to the Great Depression.
The tabled measure will be dusted off and face a new round of concerns — this time about enforcement.
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