E4E-Minnesota works to ensure that Minnesota educators play an active role in shaping policies that affect our students and the teaching profession.


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.

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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.

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Counterpoint: Why racism and 'whiteness' matter

November 18, 2015 – In this counterpoint editorial, a Minneapolis teacher explains, "This issue is not about being called racist (in fact, we need to move away from that narrative); it’s about understanding an experience that we cannot have shared" (The Star Tribune). »

E4E Teachers Talk Back: Colleen Atakpu

November 18, 2015 – In this conversation with E4E-Minnesota Outreach Director Ryan Mulso, Colleen discusses her experiences working in a variety of school environments including charter, public and private and shares her unique perspective on working with students. »

Laura Jones: Alternatives to suspension

November 18, 2015 – Last school year, 3,445 students were suspended from St. Paul public schools, but only 4 percent of suspensions last year involved the most serious behaviors. A parent calls on the district to stem this trend with greater supports (The Pioneer Press). »

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