Families, educators, and students themselves need a voice in conversations about education practices and policymaking. Through the EdAllies blog, we elevate diverse perspectives to foster a candid dialogue about what students need and how schools can support them. We also regularly report back on our policy work, keeping our partners in-the-know on key issues.
On The Blog
USDOE: MN’s ESSA Plan Needs Work on School Quality & Equity
True Life: Teacher Prep Didn’t Prepare Me to Teach
Urge Trump Administration to Close Discipline Disparities
Bullying is Complex. How We Talk About it Needs to be, Too.
Concerns Over Charters and School Segregation are Misplaced
An Open Letter to the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board
6 Reasons Why the “Parents Just Need to be More Involved” Argument Needs to Go
But Can They Read? Why We Should Care About Student Test Scores
Engaging Youth and Using Alternatives to End School Pushout
Minnesota, It’s Time to Break Up With the ACT
Minnesota’s ESSA Plan: What Changed, What Didn’t, and What Still Can
Standing with Dreamers
Stop Lying! Telling the Truth About School Choice
What’s in a Name? Five Ways to Affirm Students’ Identities
Minnesota Students, Educators, and Advocates Reflect on Charlottesville
Act Now: Call for Stronger Accountability and Transparency Under ESSA
Minnesota MCA Results Were Flat (Again). Where Do We Go From Here?
Your Voice Needed: ESSA Plan Open to Public Comment
Meet the First Class of EdVoices
A Call for Transparency in MN’s ESSA Plan
ICYMI: 6 Education Policy Changes to Watch
Progress (Finally) for Teacher Prep in Minnesota
An Unprecedented End of Session: What We Know (and What We Don’t)
Take 2: A Guide to Proposed Teacher Licensure Changes
A Guide to Proposed Teacher Licensure Changes
So, What Would the Proposed Teacher Licensure Overhaul Actually Do?
Gov. Dayton Vetoed the Education Funding Bill. Now What?
Why We Support Expanding School Choice—If Done Right
Capitol Update: What’s Happening with Teacher Licensure, Early Learning, & More