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AGH initiative promises to finally close MN Achievement Gap

AGH initiative promises to finally close MN Achievement Gap

Jul. 26 |   Satire is sometimes the best way for a writer to make a point, especially on topics that are simply so foolish as to invite a little constructive ridicule. Such is the case for the following commentary by MSR’s editor-in-chief. It originates...

Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling  their children

Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling their children

Jan. 22 |       By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Guest Commentator We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We have not heard that African American children who are homeschooled are scoring at the 82 percent in reading...

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

Aug. 14 |   First of a two-part story   By Lauretta Dawolo Towns Contributing Writer Last spring’s edition of Connect, a quarterly newsletter of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), announced a major...

School board member commits to focusing on achievement gap

School board member commits to focusing on achievement gap

Dec. 5 |         By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer     Second priority: effective school leadership   After years of being an advocate for her own children as well as the children of others, Kim Ellison took “the next...

Where are all the teachers of color in Mpls and St. Paul schools?

Where are all the teachers of color in Mpls and St. Paul schools?

Nov. 7 | First of a two-part story By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   …In St. Paul 15 percent of teachers are not White, compared to 76 percent of students. In Minneapolis, 17 percent of teachers are not White, compared to 65 percent of students. Minneapolis...