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Growing Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Twin Cities Region Today

Metropolitan Council, Twin Cities, November 20, 2014 Demographic shifts in the coming decades will result in a different Twin Cities region than we know today and have known in years past. These shifts are not just in our future, these changes are well underway, especially when it comes to racial and ethnic diversity in the region. The trends show: […]

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Where Children, Data, and Equity Meet

Michael Diedrich, Education Fellow, Minnesota 2020, September 16, 2014 It’s not hard to agree that young children shouldn’t face suspension or expulsion except in the most extreme circumstances. Beth Hawkins of MinnPost has provided in-depth coverage of the recent efforts in Minneapolis to address that problem by modifying their rules to make it difficult-to-impossible to send kindergarteners and first graders […]

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