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Superintendent Searches Continue

The selection of a Superintendent is an interesting process to watch. The process itself forces the public and board members to confront the fundamental purpose of a Board of Education. Though we elect board members, their position calls for a different type of representation than legislators. Legislators are elected to represent the needs of their district in lawmaking […]

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‘Almost impossible’: an exit interview with outgoing Minneapolis School Board member Alberto Monserrate

Beth Hawkins, MinnPost, December 12, 2014   MinnPost photo by Bill Kelley At a recent meeting of the Minneapolis School Board, Alberto Monserrate voted in favor of a new five-year strategic plan for closing the district’s yawning achievement gap. He ranted a little bit before he did so, however, saying he was skeptical the district […]

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