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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
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CALL: Shannon Gibney on telling your story and special education

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

  • 04/18/2022
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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

  • 03/10/2022
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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?

  • 10/17/2021
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Minnesota Focuses on Seeing Trauma

“It is a way of being. It is not really a program. We are integrating skill sets on how to interact with each other.”

  • 09/20/2021
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Why School Board Races Are Contentious This Year

“The term Critical Race Theory is being used as a catch-all for people’s fears and anxieties. This has been happening forever. It is odd that it is working.”

  • 09/01/2021
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2021 Summer Camp & Internship Guide

Ready to get your kids out of the house this summer? Here are the trainings, camps, and internship options we

  • 03/26/2021