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6 Tips to Help You Advocate for Your Child’s Education

As a parent, one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is how hard, and important, it is to advocate for […]

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The Court’s Role in Education: Why the Cruz-Guzman Lawsuit is a Big Deal

Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota, a lawsuit alleging that the […]

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Concerns Over Charters and School Segregation are Misplaced

An Associated Press article over the weekend and a Minnesota Public Radio segment this morning revealed how often conversations about […]

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6 Reasons Why the “Parents Just Need to be More Involved” Argument Needs to Go

Working in education advocacy, I cannot tell you how many times I’ve heard, seen, or read the argument that parent […]

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Minnesota, It’s Time to Break Up With the ACT

I realize what I’m about to say is unpopular. Minnesota prides itself on how many high schoolers take—and do well […]

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Standing with Dreamers

6,255. That’s how many young Minnesotans are estimated to be directly impacted by President Trump’s decision yesterday to phase out the […]

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Stop Lying! Telling the Truth About School Choice

It’s back to school. An exciting yet nerve-racking time, especially for families starting out at new schools. There are few […]

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What’s in a Name? Five Ways to Affirm Students’ Identities

As teachers head back to school, and move from learning who students are on paper to who they are as […]

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Minnesota Students, Educators, and Advocates Reflect on Charlottesville

Last week, our team spent a lot of time reflecting on Charlottesville. The hatred and violence of the white supremacists […]

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