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December 16, 2010

December 16, 2010 We’re Kicking Off the 2011 Legislative Session! Join us for our second annual Legislative Kickoff on Saturday, January 8, 2011 from 9 – 11 am. Take part in sharing what we know about the upcoming legislative session and be part of some crystal ball moments! All wisdom welcome!!  There is no charge […]

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November 23, 2010

November 23, 2010 November Update   What’s happening:At the CapitolAt the Federal LevelAt HomeWhat Can I do? We’re getting close to reaching our year-end fundraising goal! Thanks to everyone who has donated! If you haven’t yet, please help us reach our goal.   If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let […]

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November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 Do Good – Double Your Impact – Win Something! Give to the Max Day starts at midnight tonight! You can help Parents United win $1,000 (or more!) by supporting our work on Minnesota’s Give to the Max Day from 12:01 am to 11:59 pm on Tuesday, November 16. We’re a small organization […]

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November 11, 2010

November 11, 2010 The election is over—ensure our presence in the coming debate! The election is over and caucus leaders selected. Barring litigation, a gubernatorial recount can be completed by mid-December. If litigation is part of the process, Minnesota could be in leadership limbo for the foreseeable future. Parents United offers a special “thank you” […]

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September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010 Back-to-School Update – September 3, 2010 In This IssueACT ResultsBack-to-SchoolLevies!About Us “These are all our children and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become.” — James Baldwin  If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! If you have been with us over the last eight years — […]

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July 1, 2010

July 1, 2010 Update for Thursday, July 1, 2010 Minnesota without RTTT, Summer Primary In This IssueEd Reform in MNIssues to WatchWhat Can I Do?From the Website “…I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world, and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” […]

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June 23, 2010

June 23, 2010 On June 22, 2010, more than 150 people came to hear candidates for governor talk about their strategies for improving and investing in education in Minnesota.   Cosponsored by Parents United, Growth & Justice, Minnesota Minority Education Partnership, Minnesota Rural Education Association, and Ready4K. xxx Not able to attend? No worries! Check […]

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June 18, 2010

June 18, 2010 Parents United Co-sponsors Gubernatorial Candidate Forum 9 am, Tuesday, June 22, 2010Target Performance Hall atOpen Book1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis Please join Parents United to learn where candidates to replace Governor Pawlenty stand on education strategies for Minnesota. Moderated by St. Paul Pioneer Press education reporter Megan Boldt, this 90-minute forum will […]

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May 19, 2010

May 19, 2010 Update for Wednesday, May 19 In This IssueAt the CapitolA Look AheadAt the Website “Everybody’s for democracy in principle.It’s only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections.” — Meg Greenfield  If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let us know if you have questions or […]

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May 13, 2010

May 13, 2010 Thursday, May 13: Update from Mary at the Capitol What can I do? Stay tuned….. Ask your Senators – Is this it? Why no Omnibus bill? We have had several requests from folks who want to know what they can do to show support for increased revenue as a way to balance […]

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