“We have halls of fame for athletes and entertainers and should afford the same degree of recognition to our star educators and through that channel of the education profession … this is an excellent idea.”
Khalique Rogers and Brittney Poole help illustrate a very encouraging trend in Minnesota.
Wouldn’t it be valuable for Minnesota to honor – all together, in one place that thousands of people could visit – educators who have “had a profound impact on students”?
Should parents have their children “opt out” (not participate) in local or statewide testing? Some anti-testing advocates are suggesting this.
What does it take to help students from low-income families succeed? One hundred thirty-one Minnesota district and charter public schools have just earned an important state award because they have answers. They have earned the Minnesota Department of Education designation of “reward schools.” They include six Anoka-Hennepin elementary schools: Adams, Eisenhower and Hoover in Coon [...]
As we start a new school year, I recall that there may be few people more miserable than a seventh-grade boy, whose voice is changing, in a choral music class – the kind of class where youngsters are expected to sing every day.
Maria, Anna, Oscar, Tong and Adam have things that high school students and their parents may find useful.
Increased student safety is very much on the minds of the more than 40 Minnesota school leaders who responded to a recent survey.