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Betty Ellison-Harpole: Teaching beyond the recipe, living outside the box

Betty Ellison-Harpole: Teaching beyond the recipe, living outside the box

Nov. 28 | By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   Betty Ellison-Harpole moved to the Midwest in the 1950s from segregated Memphis, Tennessee. For 37 years she taught kindergarten through third grade, as one of few African American teachers in Minneapolis...

Affirmative action for teachers

Affirmative action for teachers

Nov. 14 | Too controversial for Minnesota nice?  Conclusion of a two-part story By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer Humboldt High English teacher Shoua Moua…went to the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where a St. Paul-based mentorship program for future...

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...

From Selma, Alabama to Minneapolis

From Selma, Alabama to Minneapolis

Sep. 20 |   MPS superintendent reflects on voting rights, proposed voter ID amendment   By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   At a recent anti-voter ID amendment rally, Minneapolis Public Schools Supt. Bernadeia Johnson spoke to the crowd about...

State’s integration  programs face  uncertain future

State’s integration programs face uncertain future

Jan. 25 |     Task force reports to legislature Feb. 15   By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   In a few short weeks, the Integration Revenue Task Force will submit recommendations to the Minnesota State Legislature on how the state should...
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