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What is the Page Amendment?

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

  • 02/15/2021

The Value of After-school Programs

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

  • 01/29/2021
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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.

  • 01/27/2021

Strengthening Urban and Rural Place

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

  • 01/27/2021
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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.

  • 01/27/2021

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.

  • 01/27/2021

Sondra Samuels & New York Times columnist Tom Friedman

A recent conversation titled “Handle With Care” featured Sondra Samuels, founder and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone, and Tom

  • 12/05/2020

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

Re-engineering Minnesota Education

Minnesota has one of the most significant academic achievement gaps between races in the nation. For the 2017-18 school year, 69 percent

  • 11/01/2018

Journey to Self-Discovery

When I was young and my mom was mentally well, she talked to me a lot about life. She showed

  • 09/13/2018

Expand the ‘village’

Jennifer Godinez (Courtesy Photo) How will Minnesota “close the achievement gap”? Reaching the goal of racial equity in education and

  • 11/01/2012