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How Can White Teachers Do Better by Urban Kids of Color

Christopher Emdin is an education professor who speaks to building relationships with students by better understanding the emotional, physical and cultural context in which they live. His article, How Can White Teachers Do Better by Urban Kids of Color, speaks to the dichotomy in which we advocate for equity and achievement and at the same time dismiss […]

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Parents Aren’t Teachers — They’re Parents

Kent Pekel, Huffington Post – Education, October 12, 2015    At the start of the current school year, I was struck by the number of superintendents, principals, and other educational leaders across the country who called on parents to get more involved in their children’s learning. I also noted that many of them promised to […]

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River’s Edge Academy: an Expeditionary Learning School

An interview with REA’s Principal, Meghan Cavalier How are the relationships between students and staff different in your school environment than a traditional school and how does that influence their learning? The relationships between students and staff are intentional and collaborative. Staff work to support all student needs in and out of the classroom. We […]

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Update for Sept 25, 2015: Parent Leadership Summit & More

    Parent Leadership Summit “The Imperative for 21st Century Learning” Oct 2, 2015 11:00 am-2:00 pm 1640 Larpenteur Ave St Paul, MN 55108 Register Today Only one week left to reserve your space at our school year kick-off event. Make sure you’re there! Summit Rundown “The Imperative for 21st Century Learning” The current testing mania […]

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Update for September 18, 2015: Keep These on Your Radar

Parent Leadership Summit The Imperative for 21st Century Learning Oct 2, 2015 11:00 AM-2:00 PM 1640 Larpenteur Ave St Paul, MN 55108 Register   There are only two weeks left to reserve your space at our school year kick-off event and we want to make sure you’re there! On October 2, come have lunch with […]

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Education Can’t Minimize Relationships

Minnesota Council on Foundations, Philanthropy Potluck, December 19, 2013   Today on the blog we welcome David O’Fallon president of Minnesota Humanities Center. He shares his perspective on what we need for real education reform, a topic he presented on at MCF’s 2013 Philanthropy Convening. At the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC), we are developing a strategy to […]

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