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VIEW: A Relentless Pulse

I will soon turn 66. I had thought that by this age, I would mostly be doing the two things

  • 11/29/2022
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What Is On Voters’ Minds?

We talked with candidates and other Minnesota engaged in politics about how reproductive rights, public safety, and education are impacting voters.

  • 11/06/2022
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A Student-Designed School is Remaking Education

“We have so many people saying that what students are learning in school is not relevant, and young people are saying the same.”

  • 09/27/2022
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When Two Schools Merged

“This experience was core to shaping my identity.”

  • 09/27/2022
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In the News: October 2022

Post–School Shooting Guide, Tech Gaps

  • 09/27/2022
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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.

  • 08/25/2022
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Column: Why I Am Running for School Board

She cautioned that my status as a transgender woman likely would generate some strong negativity, and given that, she would understand if I wanted to pass on running.

  • 08/18/2022
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Women in Politics Series: Sen. Mary Kunesh on Educating Decision-Makers

This ongoing series of conversations with Minnesota women about their engagement in politics was created as a collaboration between Amra

  • 08/18/2022
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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.

  • 07/28/2022
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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.

  • 06/25/2022
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What Minnesota Politics Looks Like: Housing, Education, Public Safety

Phase Two of the CALL housing movement will begin this summer, which could include a scorecard of legislators’ work on behalf of solving the housing crisis.

  • 06/20/2022