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.

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Act Now: Call for Stronger Accountability and Transparency Under ESSA

By now, you’ve probably heard that the Minnesota Department of Education has released its draft plan for the federal Every […]

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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

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Progress (Finally) for Teacher Prep in Minnesota

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An Unprecedented End of Session: What We Know (and What We Don’t)

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Take 2: A Guide to Proposed Teacher Licensure Changes

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A Guide to Proposed Teacher Licensure Changes

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So, What Would the Proposed Teacher Licensure Overhaul Actually Do?


Gov. Dayton Vetoed the Education Funding Bill. Now What?

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Why We Support Expanding School Choice—If Done Right


Capitol Update: What’s Happening with Teacher Licensure, Early Learning, & More