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The plot to overhaul No Child Left Behind

Maggie Stearms, POLITICO PRO, January 2, 2015 The Republican plan could dramatically roll back the federal role in education. Republicans are hatching an ambitious plan to rewrite No Child Left Behind this year — one that could end up dramatically rolling back the federal role in education and trigger national blowouts over standardized tests and […]

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TEDx Talk: Education for social change

Artika Tyner, Daily Planet, November 30, 2014 Planting People, Growing Justice What is in your hands to make a difference in the world? Dr. Artika Tyner raises this important question during each student interaction. Dr. Tyner shared her thoughts on taking action to reimagine education at the inaugural at TEDxUniversityofStThomas. The title of her TEDx […]

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Event reveals disconnect between diversity goals and Minnesota’s teaching license policy

Beth Hawkins, MinnPost, October 14, 2014 Historically Black Colleges and Universities graduate half the country’s African American teachers, but those graduates can’t get licenses to teach in Minnesota, where the teacher corps is 94 percent white. At the end of a presentation on Historically Black Colleges and Universities given by Dr. Ivory Toldson in St. Paul last week, […]

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