Category Archives: Education

Watch a Live Webcast of Minnesota Meeting with Wendy Kopp

Visit this link to watch a live webcast of Minnesota Meeting featuring Wendy Kopp, founder and CEO of Teach For America from 5 to 6 p.m. today.

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Teach for America’s Wendy Kopp featured on MinnPost’s Learning Curve

Upcoming Minnesota Meeting speaker shares her thoughts on how to reframe the discussion on education.

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View the Gubernatorial Debate on P-12 Education

Minnesota Meeting: Minnesota Gubernatorial Debate on Education from Minneapolis Foundation on Vimeo. Through its Minnesota Meeting public affairs program, The Minneapolis Foundation hosted a gubernatorial debate on P-12 education on September 23rd. The goal was to offer all Minnesotans a … Continue reading

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Register for the live webcast of Minnesota Meeting

The Minneapolis Foundation would like to invite you to a special Minnesota Meeting live web broadcast featuring a gubernatorial debate on P – 12 education. This event is co-sponsored by the Itasca Project and the Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi … Continue reading

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Watch the video of Minnesota Meeting

Minnesota Meeting on Education Reform on June 10, 2010 from Minneapolis Foundation on Vimeo. We are pleased to share with you the video of the special Minnesota Meeting, recorded on June 10 at TPT studios.

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Education: A lesson in perseverance

Thank you to everyone who attended or watched the special Minnesota Meeting on education reform held on June 10th, which The Minneapolis Foundation co-sponsored with RKMC Foundation for Children, and the Itasca Project. Special thanks to our guest speaker, Alex … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Close the Achievement Gap

Valeria Silva and Bernadeia Johnson are experienced educators and new superintendents. Silva became superintendent of St. Paul Public Schools in December, and Johnson assumes the top job in Minneapolis on July 1. Johnson will be part of the panel discussion … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem!

It is time for Minnesotans to seize the day.  A convergence of national and local initiatives is creating a unique opportunity for education reform that offers Minnesota a chance to reclaim its leadership position in education.  While defenders of the … Continue reading

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How to ensure long-term prosperity for Minnesota

We Minnesotans have a lot to be proud of.  Our state has benefited from a great deal of prosperity over the last several decades, and we have had an enviable quality of life.  But a growing body of research suggests … Continue reading

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So, How are the Kids?

It’s hard to find a legislator who won’t look you in the eye and say that they are all for fixing our education system. Mountains of data suggest that it’s in everyone’s interest to do something.   Our aging work force … Continue reading

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