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Tag: Education Funding

Money, People, and the Building of Dreams
By Michael Diedrich August 19, 2014
The Market Doesn’t Care About Educational Equity
By Michael Diedrich April 08, 2014
More Dangerous, More Costly: An Analysis of Transportation Outsourcing
By Michael Diedrich and Sylvia O'Brien, Graduate Research Fellow March 26, 2014
Video: Walking In for Schools Children Deserve
By Briana Johnson February 03, 2014
Local Lessons: Five Case Studies in Community-Driven Education Reform
By Michael Diedrich December 10, 2013
More School Budget Cuts Averted
By Jeff Van Wychen December 02, 2013
Tuesday Talk: Will Education Funding Stay on Course?
By Joe Sheeran November 12, 2013
Video: The Levy Ballots Are In
By Briana Johnson November 11, 2013
A Decade of School Funding Cuts Reversed
By Jeff Van Wychen November 11, 2013
Your Ed Reform To-Do List
By Michael Diedrich November 05, 2013
Five more years of inequity?
By Steve D. Fletcher October 08, 2013
Outgrowing Q-Comp
By John R. Van Hecke September 12, 2013
New Ed Money Replaces Only a Portion of Cuts
By Michael Diedrich September 11, 2013
Laughable Half-Truths, Blatant Conservative Contradictions
By Jeff Van Wychen July 16, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Wisconsin Drifts
By John R. Van Hecke June 21, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Mississippi’s Governor Said What?
By John R. Van Hecke June 07, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: When the Music Stops
By John R. Van Hecke May 31, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: K-12’s Funding Renaissance
By John R. Van Hecke April 26, 2013
Tuesday Talk: What should be MN’s education funding priority?
By Rachel Weeks February 05, 2013
VIDEO: Why All-day K Pays
By Tom Niemisto January 17, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Education Retreat
By John R. Van Hecke October 19, 2012
Some Tuning Needed for MN Arts Education
By Joe Sheeran October 17, 2012
Good Intentions Won’t Replace Revenue
By Joe Sheeran October 09, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Staying the Same Means Falling Behind
By John R. Van Hecke September 28, 2012
About Those “Yes” Signs
By Mary Doran, Guest Commentary September 26, 2012
Map of the Week: Four-Day School Week’s Hidden Cost
By Zack Avre June 13, 2012
Tuesday Talk: How much ed funding is enough?
By Joe Sheeran May 29, 2012
Big Changes, Wrong Reasons
By Michael J. Diedrich May 08, 2012
Liberty for Some vs. Justice for All
By Michael J. Diedrich May 01, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: First, Admit the Problem
By John R. Van Hecke March 30, 2012
Fewer Options for Greater Minnesota
By Michael J. Diedrich March 07, 2012
Bringing Solar to Minnesota’s Schools!
By Ken Bradley, Guest Commentary February 01, 2012
The State of Education
By Michael J. Diedrich January 25, 2012
The Three Stages of Education Reform
By Michael J. Diedrich December 14, 2011
VIDEO: Levy Lessons
By Tom Niemisto November 10, 2011
The Revenue Blues
By Michael J. Diedrich November 02, 2011
Tuesday Talk: What do schools need?
By Michael J. Diedrich November 01, 2011
Minnesota Rising to Early Childhood Education Challenge
By Michael J. Diedrich October 26, 2011
Solid NCLB Alternatives Don’t Have to Be Fictional
By Michael J. Diedrich October 05, 2011
VIDEO: Conservative Attack on Schools - An Illustrated Guide
By Tom Niemisto September 22, 2011
Dirty Deeds
By Michael J. Diedrich September 21, 2011
Out Innovating Takes Education Spending
By John R. Van Hecke September 19, 2011
Kitchen Table Conversations: Back to School Challenges
By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff September 07, 2011
Necessary But Insufficient
By Michael J. Diedrich September 07, 2011
Tuesday Talk: How do we restore the Minnesota Miracle?
By Joe Sheeran August 30, 2011
Declining Funding Degrading Quality
By Katie Douglass August 30, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Where’s All That Personal Responsibility?
By John R. Van Hecke August 19, 2011
Kitchen Table Conversations: Looking Back to Move Forward
By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff July 27, 2011
VIDEO: Cuts and Shift Budgets Move Minnesota Backwards
By Tom Niemisto July 25, 2011
Message to Educators: Glass Half Empty and Half Full
By Dr. Charlie Kyte, Guest Commentary July 25, 2011
Preparing for a 2013 Shutdown
By Tyler Hanson July 18, 2011
Tuesday Talk:  Why protect millionaires over students?
By Joe Sheeran July 12, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Starving the Beast Starves Schools
By John R. Van Hecke July 08, 2011
Teacher Churn
By Kevin George June 16, 2011
VIDEO: Conservative Attack on Minnesota Schools
By Tom Niemisto May 16, 2011
Census Shows Small Towns Can Reinvent Themselves
By Lee Egerstrom March 22, 2011
Kitchen Table Conversations: School Workers’ Perspective
By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff March 09, 2011
VIDEO: Children March for Education Funding
By Tom Niemisto January 31, 2011
School Funding Declines Projected to Continue
By Jeff Van Wychen January 04, 2011
8 Year Olds Shouldn’t Have to Worry About Levies
By BJ Berg, Guest Commentary December 13, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Attacking Teachers as Conservative Policy Strategy
By John R. Van Hecke December 03, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: One Step Up, Two Steps Back
By John R. Van Hecke November 12, 2010
K-12 Spending in Minnesota Again Below the U.S. Average
By Jeff Van Wychen November 02, 2010
How Much Funding has the State Cut from Your School?
By Jeff Van Wychen October 05, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Stop Taking Money from School Kids
By John R. Van Hecke October 01, 2010
In Battle over Quality, Let’s Not Forget Content
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 23, 2010
The Wrong Way: Minnesota School Transportation Disparities
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 14, 2010
VIDEO: Roadblock to School
By Joe Sheeran September 14, 2010
Budget Cuts Hit Home at St. Paul Central
By Kaye Thompson Peters, Minnesota 2020 Fellow September 07, 2010
Governments Owe Minnesota Schools More Than Half a Billion
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 02, 2010
More Details Emerge from Teacher Education Program
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow August 26, 2010
When It Comes to School Finances, No News is Not Good News
By Jeff Van Wychen August 23, 2010
Rate Teachers on Overall Student Achievement, Not Tests
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow August 19, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: The Four-Day School Week Retreat and Surrender
By John R. Van Hecke August 13, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Only Education Builds Minnesota's Future
By John R. Van Hecke August 06, 2010
Early Childhood Funding Has Degraded Since 2003
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow June 30, 2010
Early Childhood Education: Upfront Investment, Lifetime Gain
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow June 29, 2010
District Willing to Operate in Red Instead of Cutting
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow June 24, 2010
1,500 Metro Area Educators to Lose Jobs
By John Fitzgerald June 17, 2010
Early Childhood Education Takes Baby Steps Forward
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow June 10, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: The Road to Ruin is Paved with Small Humiliations
By John R. Van Hecke June 04, 2010
Gov. Pawlenty's Attack on Minnesota 2020 Report Falls Flat
By Jeff Van Wychen June 02, 2010
State Underfunding Forces More Schools to Four-Day Weeks
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow May 24, 2010
Years of Education Funding Shifts Nothing to Be Proud Of
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow May 18, 2010
State's K-12 Education Cuts Run Deep
By Jeff Van Wychen April 26, 2010
Standing By as State's Education Infrastructure Crumbles
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow April 20, 2010
School District Suffers in Face of Inadequate Funding
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow March 31, 2010
Be Wary of Anti-Education Sound Bytes
By Jeff Van Wychen March 30, 2010
School Finances on Decade-Long Starvation Diet
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow March 10, 2010
North Branch Parents, It's Time to Get Mad
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 23, 2010
Latest School Funding Figures Reveal Same Dismal Trend
By Jeff Van Wychen February 10, 2010
Schools Left Behind in Race to the Top
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 08, 2010
Conservative Policy Punishing Good Schools
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 02, 2010
A Race to the Top Shouldn't Have So Many Hoops
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow December 22, 2009
Educators Eye Upcoming Legislative Session
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow December 11, 2009
Minnesota Schools That Are Just Hanging On
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow December 02, 2009
State Forcing Schools to Beg for Money Today
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow November 03, 2009
Shrinking State School Investment Creates Unexpected Problems
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow October 26, 2009
School Property Taxes Up in the "No New Taxes" Era
By Jeff Van Wychen October 16, 2009
Schools to Pay Millions to Cover Governor's IOU
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow October 01, 2009