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Educatoin Minnesota column: Legislature missed opportunities to repay schools, address achievement gap

May 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The 2012 Legislature showed that Minnesotans will have a clear choice in November between leaders who truly value public education and those who view our classrooms as places for political games. Continue Reading

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Education chief knows struggles

January 14, 2011 in INFORUM

Says public schools crucial for at-risk kids

MINNEAPOLIS When it comes to tackling Minnesota’s persistent racial achievement gap among students, the state’s new education chief may have no more luck than her predecessors. But it won’t be because she doesn’t understand the problem. Continue Reading