Education

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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
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What I Learned About Restoration

“Restorative justice,” the social worker said, “allows those who commit crimes to meet with the victims to talk about what happened and how to repair the harm.”

  • 09/23/2019
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Plant-Based

Allison Austin grew up in a rural environment near Dayton, Minnesota. As a 7-year-old, she spent hours crushing herbs and

  • 08/01/2019
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Transforming Hearts (Including My Own)

Kelly D. Holstine (Photo by Sarah Whiting) Over the past 12 years, thousands of students have shared their hearts, brains,

  • 07/01/2019
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Freedom School

One of my favorite aspects of this experimental learning program includes the value of Harambee — Swahili for “Let’s pull together.”

  • 01/01/2019