Education

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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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CALL: 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
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Why I Am Part of the Minneapolis Teacher’s Strike

Teachers have not had more than a 2 percent pay raise in the last 20 years

  • 03/10/2022
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Communities Without Borders

Eventually, I began to imagine what could happen if the 650,000 sisters across the world had resources to address root causes of poverty. Sisters are already in place, living and working in areas of greatest need.

  • 02/28/2022
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Busting Racism

We believe children see and understand much more than adults think they do.

  • 12/28/2021
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Bringing Vaccines to Reluctant Communities

“We come from that place of compassion. As long as they come to the table, we will have the conversation about what they need to know about the vaccine.”

  • 11/30/2021
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Minneapolis Candidates: Views on Public Safety

Public safety is a key factor in the Minneapolis elections this November. Here is where the candidates stand.

  • 10/20/2021
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Educating Afghan Girls

With a teacher, a net connection, and information-filled digital devices tucked safely in the palms of their sweet little hands, who could stop these girls from learning?

  • 10/17/2021
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Working With Men on Prevention

We have to change the thinking that women are less.

  • 09/24/2021
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Minnesota Focuses on Seeing Trauma

“It is a way of being. It is not really a program. We are integrating skill sets on how to interact with each other.”

  • 09/20/2021
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Why School Board Races Are Contentious This Year

“The term Critical Race Theory is being used as a catch-all for people’s fears and anxieties. This has been happening forever. It is odd that it is working.”

  • 09/01/2021