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New MN budget helps rural schools

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say.

Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a …continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota climate advocates head to Washington, D.C.

June 20, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Concerned that future generations will inherit a harsh and unforgiving world because of climate change, volunteers from the 7th Congressional District chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) will travel to Washington, D.C. to ask that Congress enact effective legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue Reading

WHS student advocates for collaborative

May 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Former Worthington High School student Nicole Ektnitphong addressed the Worthington School District Board of Education Tuesday, speaking about the ongoing student achievement gap issue and one of the several solutions to the problem. Continue Reading