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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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How London Handles Nonviolent Crime

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

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.

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.

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.

Shannon Gibney on telling your story and special education

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

2022 Summer Camp & Internship Guide

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

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

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.

Busting Racism

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

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.”

Minneapolis Candidates: Views on Public Safety

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

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?