New audit confirms Minnesota needs to reform state-mandated testing policies
An unprecedented influx of out-of-state money couldn’t overpower an active grassroots issue campaign.
“When a teacher says to a legislator, ‘This is what I go through, this is what’s happening in my classroom,’ that holds weight.” – Brandon Rettke, Education Minnesota
Two Midwestern states demonstrate just how much a governor’s economic agenda can help or hurt students and working families.
Rep John Kline (R-Minn): “There are a lot of champions for early childhood education, but every superintendent, Education Minnesota … everybody has said the most important thing is to fund special ed.”
Educators and friends of public education send clear message to Congress: Stand up for children and working families
On the 7th day of the Stop the Greed Agenda bur tour, teacherken visits St. Paul, Minnesota and talks about checks and balances and restrictive new voter laws.
It seems like a simple thing, requiring a photo ID to vote. What could possibly go wrong? A lot actually.
Pam Mikkelson, middle school head secretary, recently attended a rally outside of a Mitt Romney fundraiser for high priced donors and took a few moments afterwards to answer our questions.
Gov. Dayton, a former teacher, stood with educators and increased education funding.