By Ingrid Ferlo The appointment of Betsy DeVos to education secretary, an avid supporter of the school choice and charter schools, has caused concern across the United States when it comes to funding and the direction the federal government want to take public education.
By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor Washington, D.C. – In a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press, it was the words in a university library that rang the loudest. The words were those…
Deputy Caucus Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park), and Sen. Dan Schoen (DFL-St. Paul Park) joined gun violence prevention advocates on Feb. 23 to unveil legislation to help reduce gun violence in Minnesota.
Education Minnesota, the leading advocate for public education in the state, announced a new partnership with McFarlane Media and Minnesota Multicultural Media Consortium to create a marketing and public awareness campaign connecting Minnesota communities of color and American Indian communities to the mission of Education Minnesota.
More than 40 teachers of color attended a Feb. 28 news conference at the Capitol to ask Minnesota lawmakers to refocus their efforts on the actual needs of students of color, rather than creating new tax breaks for wealthy individuals and powerful corporations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While President Donald Trump was able to stay on message during his Tuesday night speech to the joint session of Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), deputy chair of the DNC, said one hour’s-long speech does not erase the rhetoric of his campaign and the deeds of his first month in office.