Here are two good issues for figuring out what you really think about the proper role of religion and race in politics, education and the law. First issue: Is it a legitimate concern that there arenâ€...Read full article
Rushford-Peterson Schools bond referendum passed in 2014, construction started in 2015, but a citizens group wants to turn back the clock in 2016 on the controversial $38 million project in the works....Read full article
It should be great news: Graduation rates for our stateâ€™s black and Hispanic students â€” which have long lagged white studentsâ€™ rate â€” are on the rise. But how much do these new graduates actua...Read full article
St. Paul public school leaders seem determined that chaos should reign in the districtâ€™s high school hallways. Â The school boardâ€™s contract for â€śschool resource officersâ€ť (SROs) is up for ren...Read full post
The era of race-based busing of Minneapolis schoolchildrenâ€”1974 to 1995â€”marks one of the greatest debacles in the cityâ€™s history. Busing tore apart neighborhoods and cost taxpayers millions of d...Read full post
On Tuesday, hundreds of teachers attending the American Federation of Teachers convention in Minneapolis joined a Black Lives Matter march through the cityâ€™s downtown. They said they were protesting...Read full post
Are Education Minnesota’s union rules protecting incompetent classroom teachers a key factor in the state’s appalling achievement gap for poor and minority students? That’s the gist ...Read full post
I often find myself at odds with the Metropolitan Council, but I confess to mixed feelings about this one. The Star Tribune reports that the Met Council is “push[ing] to preserve mobile home par...Read full post
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School Choice in Minnesota: Panel at Humphrey School (1.26.16) Panel includes Ember Reichgott Junge (former Minnesota DFL State Senator, Richard Komer (Institute for Justice), Rep. Jenifer Loon, Minne...