April 27, 2016 – On Saturday, April 23, dedicated educators from across the Twin Cities gathered to develop school-based action plans for ending racial disparities in school discipline (E4E News Blog). »
Ending Racial Discipline Disparities: An Educator’s Guide to School-based Change
Our traditional discipline practices in our education system are helping perpetuate academic disadvantages for students of color. That's why educators on the E4E-Minnesota Teacher Action Team have created a racial equity-focused discipline guide that will empower teachers to pursue more productive discipline policies and programs in their schools.
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Closing Gaps: Diversifying Minnesota's Teacher Workforce
In a new paper, the E4E-Minnesota Teacher Policy Team on Teacher Diversity recommends ways to address the diversity gap between students and educators.
April 26, 2016 – Whitney McKinley is an arts teacher at Hiawatha Leadership Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In this conversation with E4E-Minnesota Outreach Director Josh Thelemann, Whitney shares about her passion for social justice, being a finalist for Minnesota Teach... »
April 24, 2016 – “Safe” should mean that poor students of color and new non-English-speaking immigrants have the same right to classroom instruction as other students, writes Minnesota Rep. Carlos Mariani (The Pioneer Press). »