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Education

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.

UPDATED 2-13: Policing Safety in Schools?

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As schools resume statewide, there is pushback by some politicians and law enforcement officers about not being able to use a prone hold — putting a student face down on the ground and applying weight to their head, throat, neck, or chest to restrict their ability to breathe.

An Emerging “Green-Collar” Workforce in Duluth

Unlike conventional training, green construction training emphasizes using eco-friendly building materials and waste reduction techniques and incorporating energy-efficient renewable sources.

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Adventurous entrepreneur

Luisa Fuentes-Tuel is an immigrant, mother and businesswoman who’s proud of her Peruvian roots

Activists in training

Today's women activists are changing the universe - and becoming leaders, too

History, herstory, whose story?

What today’s girls are learning in school – and books we think they should be reading

Valuing the work of childcare

Do we really value those who care for kids?

Schools to take next step toward inclusive curricula

"More than 15 years ago, the state issued guidelines for correcting racial and gender inequalities in school curricula." ... This was published in a Minnesota Women's Press story in August 1989. That means we have intended to correct this issue since 1974.