Education

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2023: A Good Year for Action

“We have never been represented by somebody like me, with this voice, with the communities that I am bringing in.”

  • 11/29/2022
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2022 Changemaker Somali Sisters Network: Culture Shifters

The events of 2020, from the outbreak of the pandemic to the uprising after the murder of George Floyd, sparked

  • 11/29/2022
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Gloria Perez: Investing in Women and Girls

The hardest part of the work Women’s Foundation is doing, Perez adds, is “changing the hearts and minds of people who do not see the barriers up close. Unless we change hearts and minds, actions won’t follow.”

  • 11/04/2022
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When Two Schools Merged

“This experience was core to shaping my identity.”

  • 09/27/2022
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Twin Cities Early Child Care Centers to Participate in Trauma-Informed Training

“[We are working] towards creating an entire region of adults who understand what children need and how to provide it for them.”

  • 09/27/2022
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In the News: October 2022

Post–School Shooting Guide, Tech Gaps

  • 09/27/2022
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How London Handles Nonviolent Crime

“We punish those who are already victims of their own circumstances and put them into even worse circumstances.”

  • 08/25/2022
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Sand, Surf, and Landmines

Last spring, I was aboard a student research vessel with fellow college students to conduct research projects that ranged from phytoplankton studies to plastics and biological surveys.

  • 08/25/2022
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U of M Center Helps K–12 Educators Teach Climate Change, One Story at a Time

Education about climate change has been largely nonexistent in K–12 schools until recently.

  • 07/28/2022
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Reading to Live: Dyslexia and Racial Disparities in Minnesota

Parents recognized that their children were displaying behavioral problems at school, but not at home. I realized there was a problem bigger than they even knew.

  • 06/25/2022
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Shannon Gibney on telling your story and special education

The Minnesota Senate districts that need to be convinced to fund state-mandated special education.

  • 04/18/2022
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2022 Summer Camp & Internship Guide

Our annual summer guide with at least 80 camps, internships, work opportunities, and scholarships

  • 03/28/2022