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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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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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Education Crossroads

Minnesota is at a critical juncture. If and how we transform education today will influence our regional economy and quality of life for generations. Many Minnesotans believe we have a strong education system. And it’s true that Minnesota continues to … Continue reading

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A Special Minnesota Meeting on Education Reform

June 10, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. The Minneapolis Foundation will bring together national and local community leaders for an insightful dialogue around the future of education in Minnesota. The discussion will be streamed live, from 3:00 and available for download … Continue reading

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