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Shark Tank for Kids: This game delivers the American dream

May 28, 2015 – E4E-Minnesota member James Kindle brings financial education alive through his Shark Tank program at Sullivan Community School-Minneapolis, and recently won the PwC Financial Literacy Innovation Challenge and a $50,000 prize for his school (Time). »

What happens in school matters

May 27, 2015 – Former Teachers of the Year and E4E-Minnesota members Tom Rademacher and Lee-Ann Stephens discuss the importance of focusing on in school factors that educators can control, in response to a recent Teachers of the Year survey (The Washington Post). »

In My Professional Opinion: Anthony Hernandez

May 26, 2015 – Anthony, an E4E-Minnesota third grade teacher, explains why teachers are natural advocates as part of our "In My Professional Opinion" series (E4E News Blog). »

Gov. Dayton vetoes education bill, calling for special session

May 20, 2015 – Minnesota's House speaker and Senate majority leader encouraged Dayton to sign the budget bill because of the money it provides for schools and the policy changes, but Dayton objected to the lack of funding for his pre-K plan (MPR News). »

In My Professional Opinion: Ben Mackenzie

May 14, 2015 – Ben, an E4E-Minnesota high school English teacher, explains that his classroom has become a richer place because of his advocacy work, as part of our "In My Professional Opinion" series (E4E News Blog). »

Minn. lawsuit raises questions about teacher-licensure portability

May 13, 2015 – Ten teachers sued the Minnesota Board of Teaching last month, alleging the board continues to give contradictory guidance to would-be teachers from out of state, and that it has ignored legislative mandates to smooth the process (Education Week). »

E4E Teachers Talk Back: Mitch Cooper

May 13, 2015 – In this conversation with E4E-Minnesota Managing Director of Policy Shannon Mitchell, Mitch Cooper discusses why he works in the field of education, why it’s important for teachers and education professionals to take action, and how he has enjoyed his... »

How to really listen to students

May 12, 2015 – E4E-Minnesota member Alexei Casselle describes his work teaching students that vulnerability requires bravery and is nothing to shy away and the importance of safe places for student expression through spoken word (Education Post). »

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