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September 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ September Research Rundown; our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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Stakeholders Raise Concerns Over Proposed Teacher Prep Rules

For over a year, the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB)—the state agency that oversees teacher licensure and prep—has […]

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August 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ August Research Rundown—our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the education […]

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Celebrating Our Best Teachers by Keeping them in the Classroom

In early August, Qorsho Hassan was named Minnesota’s 2020 Teacher of Year—the first Somali American to be recognized for the […]

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Learning From National Innovators Part 3: Educating Students During COVID-19

Right now, schools and districts across Minnesota are building their own, unique back-to-school plan. While this allows a customized approach […]

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10 Things All MN Schools Must Do Next School Year, No Matter Their Model

Last week, Governor Walz announced a framework for back-to-school that will lead to a mix of delivery models across the […]

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July 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ July Research Rundown; our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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MN Parents Tell MDE That Distance Learning Didn’t Go Well

Last week, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released results from their informal parent survey on distance learning. With over […]

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What Espinoza Case Means for Private Schools in MN

Last week, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in a case followed closely by many in the education world: Espinoza […]

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As Districts Plan for Fall, Lessons Learned from Minnesota’s Distance Learning Plans

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently issued guidance to help schools plan for the fall, and asked districts to […]

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June 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ June Research Rundown; our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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Minnesota Needs More Pathways Into the Classroom, But Concerns with PELSB Process Persist

In 2017, Minnesota changed state laws to allow alternative teacher preparation programs to operate outside of higher education. We’ve been […]

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Ensuring Equity: Emergency Funds and Summer Learning on the Way for MN Schools

Last week, Governor Walz announced how he will prioritize Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act emergency support dedicated […]

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May 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ May Research Rundown; our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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Teacher Licensure During COVID-19: Barriers to Student Teaching, Renewals, and More

The COVID-19 crisis has caused ripple effects across the education system, raising significant questions and challenges for the teacher licensure […]

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Minnesota Distance Learning Plans by the Numbers

Last week, Governor Walz announced Minnesota school buildings will remain closed for the rest of the school year, elevating the […]

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April 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ April Research Rundown; our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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Learning from National Innovators Part 2: Educating Students Under COVID-19

Since Governor Walz closed schools in mid-March, students, families, and educators have worked to prepare and implement distance learning. And […]

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MN Legislators Ready to Act on K-12: How House and Senate Proposals Compare 

More than a week after Minnesota signed broad COVID-19 response legislation into law, the state’s House and Senate education committees […]

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What Does the Federal CARES Act Mean for Education in MN?

After swift action to secure bipartisan agreement at the federal level, legislators passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security […]

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MN Education During COVID-19: Legislative Action Coming

After going on hiatus March 17, legislators announced they will reconvene for one day. On Thursday, March 26 they will […]

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Learning from National Innovators: Educating Students Under COVID-19

Like all of you, our team at EdAllies is working to adjust to the new realities we face. There are […]

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March 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ March Research Rundown; our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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10 Things All Teachers Should Learn in Teacher Prep

Too often, teachers leave their teacher training programs feeling unprepared for the realities of the classroom. In a recent survey, […]

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What’s in the Governor’s Education Bill?

This week, legislators held a hearing on the Governor’s education policy bill (HF3186). The bill contains several policies that will […]

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February 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ February Research Rundown: our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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January 2020 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ January Research Rundown: our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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December 2019 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ December Research Rundown: our curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the […]

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November 2019 Research Rundown

EdAllies’ Research Rundown is a curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the education equity […]

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New Report Undercounts Minnesota’s Teachers of Color

In September, the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) published their first official report on the breakdown of teacher […]

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October 2019 Research Rundown

EdAllies Research Rundown is a curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the education equity conversation. This […]

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September 2019 Research Rundown

Welcome to EdAllies’ first Research Rundown—a curated list of recent, relevant research we think is worth adding to the education equity conversation. This […]

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Excluded and Exaggerated Data Hides the Real State of Our Students

Each year, around the start of the school year, the Minnesota Department of Education provides an update on student achievement […]

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For Students of Color with Special Needs, Action on School Discipline is Urgent

This week, the United States Commission Civil Rights published a new report which confirms what we have known anecdotally for […]

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