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Update for February 26, 2016: Let’s talk about it!

Join us for Parents United’s annual Legislative Kickoff! This is one of our favorite conversations! We’ll share the most recent information we have about the upcoming session and discuss current issues with the best “in-the-know” parents around. Bring a friend! This year we are pleased to offer the Kickoff in two locations. Saturday, March 5 in […]

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LEAP High School teacher wins Minnesota’s 2015 Teacher of Year award

Pat Pheifer, Star Tribune, May 3, 2015 Amy Hewett-Olatunde says her success is built on listening to and learning from her students. Minnesota’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, Amy Hewett-Olatunde, speaks English and Norwegian, as well as some German, Swedish and French Canadian. It’s rare that her students at LEAP (Limited English Academic Proficiency) High […]

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Minneapolis English teacher named Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Jim Adams, Star Tribune, May 4, 2014 A third-generation teacher inspired by a grandmother who maintained that teaching is “a calling that can save lives” was named Minnesota Teacher of the Year on Sunday. Thomas Rademacher, who teaches high school English at the Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Resources (FAIR) School in downtown Minneapolis, won a $6,000 […]

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St. Paul educator wins Teacher of the Year

Jim Adams, Star Tribune, May 6, 2013 – St. Paul schools claimed three of 10 finalists competing for 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, including Megan Hall who won the honor and a $6,000 prize on Sunday. Hall, who has taught science for 11 years in St. Paul public schools, was chosen from 135 teachers from […]

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