January 9, 2017 – E4E-Minnesota Executive Director Madaline Edison sees the ESSA state plan as a good place to address inequities in the distribution of high-quality teachers and align it with existing state law to reduce the imbalance (MinnPost). »
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.
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.
New U.S. teacher-prep rules: Transparency benefits prospective candidates, programs and K-12 students
January 6, 2017 – E4E-Minnesota member Annaka Larson discusses the importance of collecting and reporting information on how well teacher preparation programing are serving teacher candidates and ultimately, K-12 students (MinnPost). »
December 27, 2016 – This year brings many interesting education issues to the forefront, including ESSA state planning, teacher shortage and licensure, and the expansion of early education (MinnPost). »