Education

Aaisha Abdullahi

Mobilizing New Voters

I began having conversations with my peers, asking if they had plans to vote. Many responded, “no, it does not pertain to me” or “I do not have time.”

  • 09/22/2020
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Women Save Our Democracy

Studies and anecdotal evidence show that women lead differently than men and tend to be more collaborative and more civil.

  • 09/22/2020
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Tapestry: Working in Collaboration

Ignition versus numbness (Jessi Martinez), bridging Iraqi and American identities (Jessica Belt Saem Eldahr), building coalition around antiracism work (Erika Thorne), education amidst COVID (Aaliyah Hodge), and claiming identity among immigrants as storytellers (Susan Bosher)

  • 08/25/2020
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Qorsho Hassan: 2020 Minnesota State Teacher of the Year

My hope is that more educators and educational leaders realize how white supremacy is embedded in our educational system and how to best support students of color with these barriers, including advocating for the retention of teachers of color.

  • 08/13/2020
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Climate Land Leaders

How Minnesota Women Are Restoring the Earth

  • 06/24/2020
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How I Finally Moved Toward Solar Energy

It took me about two weeks to wade through enough information to understand the value of solar. By then I had run out of excuses to not make a decision to move ahead.

  • 06/24/2020
EDUCATION IMAGES

How Are Minnesota Students Faring?

Every three years, the Minnesota Departments of Education, Health, Human Services, and Public Safety collaborate with all types of school

  • 12/23/2019
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Creator of New Data

Since her childhood in Chicago, Antoinette Smith has been an innovator equipped to face challenge. She is the only girl

  • 11/26/2019
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Picture Impact: A New Approach to Global Relief

When Dr. Helzi Noponen was a visiting professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs from 2005 to 2008, she

  • 09/25/2019
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Tear Down the Walls

The Community as Our School As a former member of the Minneapolis School Board and former executive director of AchieveMpls,

  • 09/25/2019