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Education

Minnesota Women’s Press 2024 Youth Resource Guide: Jobs and Activities

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

A Conversation About Black Women’s Mental Health and Academia

In my mind, it was simply "let me get through it."

Deep Dive: How Legislators and Law Enforcement Are Divided on Using Force on Students

The contentious debate in the legislature continues about whether chokeholds can be used on students. This represents recent discussion by a variety of voices, from law enforcement to students to pediatric health specialists.

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What is the Page Amendment?

Why is the Federal Reserve seeking to improve education in Minnesota through a constitutional amendment?

The Value of After-school Programs

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"We are calling on lawmakers, businesses and others in Minnesota to help us make after-school programs more available to young people and families."

Learning How to Be an Ally, Part 2: Education

One of the philosophical shifts Minnesota Women’s Press supports is a movement away from thinking individual success is self-made, rather than community inspired.

Strengthening Urban and Rural Place

How is the Northside Achievement Zone finding solutions that are applicable both in urban and rural settings?

Global Minnesota Talks Education

Problem: At-risk students are impacted by the transience of poverty, lack of affordable housing, long work hours required of caregivers, and lack of broadband technology.

How does Minnesota compare to other states in education?

Graduation gaps have improved, yet gaps in racial and income gaps in standardized test scores and college readiness have widened.

The Importance of Early Education

Why is early education vital?

Slow Movement Toward Inclusive Curriculum

“To start having a curriculum that reflects all the people of the United States,” said Garrett, “we must start looking at things differently."

Conversation With Acooa Ellis on Education

“It’s a red flag for me, very much top of mind — the impact of compounding societal challenges on education outcomes for kids who are already behind in access to opportunities.”

Sondra Samuels & New York Times columnist Tom Friedman

A recent conversation titled "Handle With Care" featured…

Jael Kerandi: Called to Action

“We no longer wish to have a meeting or come to an agreement. There is no middle ground.”

Marny Xiong: Lasting Legacy

From a student, to a school administrative manager at Minneapolis Public Schools Hmong International Academy, to chairwoman of the St. Paul Board of Education, Xiong was an advocate for education.