February 5, 2016 – Four E4E-Minnesota teachers are among the 114 names announced by Education Minnesota, the state’s teachers union, as candidates for the 2016 MinnesotaTeacher of the Year award (The Star Tribune). »
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.
Quality Compensation: Supporting and Rewarding Excellence in Teaching
The E4E-Minnesota Teacher Policy Team on Q Comp calls on the state and school districts to strengthen Q Comp, an alternative teacher compensation and professional development program.
February 3, 2016 – In board meetings, Facebook forums and emails to the board, some community members say Michael Thomas, a Minneapolis district administrator, has the passion and experience to lead one of the state's most troubled school districts (The Star Tribune). »
Supporting school climate through sewing: What students are learning from MELA award winner and teacher Judy Brown
February 2, 2016 – Check out Judy’s interview with E4E-Minnesota Managing Director of Policy Shannon Mitchell, in which she shares more about how she teaches the art of sewing to her students (E4E News Blog). »