Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

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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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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What’s Working Best to Recruit and Retain Teachers of Color in MN

The new 2019 Minnesota Teacher Supply and Demand report shines a light on Minnesota’s dire shortage of teachers of color, and […]

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A Guide to Proposed Teacher Licensure Changes

Last year, a groundbreaking report from the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Affairs confirmed what educators and their advocates had long […]

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Why We Support Expanding School Choice—If Done Right

As Minnesota legislators debate if and how to create “Opportunity Scholarships” for low-income children to attend independent schools, I can’t […]

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