June 17, 2013 – Negotiations on a new two-year teacher contract started this week, with district and union leadership presenting different priorities for the bargaining session (Minnesota Public Radio). »
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June 17, 2013 – The Minnesota Board of Teaching voted 9-2 Friday to end a licensing arrangement that has made it easier for Twin Cities schools to hire Teach for America (TFA) corps members (Minnpost). »
June 12, 2013 – The adoption of Common Core Standards is moving ahead in Minnesota, and students’ parents are being warned via letter to expect lower standardized test scores this year as a result (Education News). »