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Is the New “Accountability” Actually Professional?
By Michael Diedrich September 22, 2014
The Many Sides of Back to School
By Michael Diedrich September 02, 2014
Discussion: Back to School Hopes
By Michael Diedrich September 02, 2014
Development By Teachers, For Teachers
By Michael Diedrich July 08, 2014
Could Vergara Happen Here? (Part 2)
By Michael Diedrich June 17, 2014
Could Vergara Happen Here? (Part 1)
By Michael Diedrich June 16, 2014
Discussion: What’s driving the need for cheap college labor?
By Joe Sheeran May 27, 2014
Where the Leaders Are
By Michael Diedrich May 06, 2014
Sometimes Anti-Unionism Is Just Anti-Unionism
By Michael Diedrich February 18, 2014
How Do We Keep the Teachers We Need?
By Michael Diedrich January 21, 2014
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Public Education as Commons
By John R. Van Hecke December 27, 2013
Local Lessons: Five Case Studies in Community-Driven Education Reform
By Michael Diedrich December 10, 2013
Your Ed Reform To-Do List
By Michael Diedrich November 05, 2013
Outgrowing Q-Comp
By John R. Van Hecke September 12, 2013
Tuesday Talk: Closing the Education Equity Gap
By Joe Sheeran August 27, 2013
Minneapolis Teacher Placements: Facts vs. Spin
By Michael Diedrich August 24, 2013
Tuesday Talk: What are your thoughts on TFA?
By Joe Sheeran August 06, 2013
Listening to Parents
By Kokayi Nosakhere, Guest Commentary June 05, 2013
Five Ways Forward: Policy Ideas to Move Minnesota Forward in 2013
By Minnesota 2020 Fellows January 30, 2013
Great Teachers Have Great Colleagues
By Mary Cathryn Ricker, Guest Commentary October 30, 2012
How Well Do We Teach Teachers?
By Joe Sheeran October 22, 2012
Earth Without Art: Insights on Chicago
By Mary Cathryn Ricker, Guest Commentary September 12, 2012
A New Educator Narrative
By Mary Cathryn Ricker, Guest Commentary August 28, 2012
One Year After the Classroom
By Michael J. Diedrich June 12, 2012
A Teacher’s Mental Health Story
By Mary Cathryn Ricker, Guest Commentary June 11, 2012
Teachers, Layoffs, and “Doing Something”
By Michael J. Diedrich April 10, 2012
A Question of Professionalism
By Michael J. Diedrich March 29, 2012
Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock
By Michael J. Diedrich March 21, 2012
A Journey Toward Core Competencies
By Kaye Thompson Peters March 19, 2012
Testing Out of Control
By Michael J. Diedrich February 29, 2012
Rep. Petersen Skirting Teacher Tenure
By Kaye Thompson Peters February 23, 2012
The Case of the Three Teachers, Part 2
By Michael J. Diedrich February 21, 2012
The Case of the Three Teachers, Part 1
By Michael J. Diedrich February 20, 2012
Sometimes They Really Are Out to Get You
By Michael J. Diedrich February 08, 2012
No Silver Bullets or Superheroes
By Michael J. Diedrich December 07, 2011
Teacher Conference Season
By Michael J. Diedrich October 12, 2011
NCLB Alternatives: The Conservative Plan
By Michael J. Diedrich September 27, 2011
NCLB Alternatives: The Obama Plan
By Michael J. Diedrich September 26, 2011
Learning as the Guide on the Side
By Michael J. Diedrich August 03, 2011
Curriculum: Education’s Roadmap
By Katie Douglass July 14, 2011
Teacher Churn
By Kevin George June 16, 2011
A Seasoned Educator’s Parting Thoughts
By Valerie Ong May 12, 2011
“Teaching Quality” and “Teacher Quality” Aren’t Synonyms
By Kaye Thompson Peters April 21, 2011
Kitchen Table Conversations: Why be a Teacher?
By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff April 20, 2011
Professional Learning Communities: Making Students and Teachers Better
By Valerie Ong April 13, 2011
Bargaining Could Save Money
By Ben Hanson March 10, 2011
Tuesday Talk: How should Minnesota evaluate teachers?
By Joe Sheeran March 01, 2011
Here’s To You, Minnesota Teachers
By Valerie Ong February 16, 2011
Tuesday Talk: Why a conservative assault on teachers?
By Joe Sheeran January 25, 2011
Do We Still Teach Typing?
By Valerie Ong December 23, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Attacking Teachers as Conservative Policy Strategy
By John R. Van Hecke December 03, 2010
My Husband’s a Teacher, and I’m Darn Proud
By Ann Long Voelkner, Guest Commentary December 01, 2010
In Battle over Quality, Let’s Not Forget Content
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 23, 2010
More Details Emerge from Teacher Education Program
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow August 26, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Real Leaders Make Tough Decisions
By John R. Van Hecke July 02, 2010
1,500 Metro Area Educators to Lose Jobs
By John Fitzgerald June 17, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: It Can't Happen Here, Can It?
By John R. Van Hecke April 09, 2010
Teachers Must Be On Board for Education Plan to Succeed
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow April 05, 2010
Bold Teacher Plan Deserves Follow-Through
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow December 14, 2009
Minnesota Must Keep High Teacher Standards
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow December 08, 2009
Wage Freezes Now on the Negotiating Table
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 14, 2009
Courageous School Leaders Needed More Than Ever
By Nicholas J. Miller, Associate Professor & Educational Administration, St. Cloud State University June 26, 2009
Teaching to Student's, Not Industry's, Needs
By Rebecca Bauer, guest commentary June 23, 2009
Viewpoint by a Teacher "Of Color"
By Kimberly Colbert, Fellow May 15, 2009
What Makes a Teacher a Teacher?
By Kaye Peters & Kimberly Colbert, MN2020 Fellows May 13, 2009
Minnesota Teacher Salaries Don't Keep Up
By John Fitzgerald March 17, 2009
Good Teachers
By Kaye Thompson Peters, Minnesota 2020 Fellow February 26, 2009
Q Comp: Shouldn't There Be More To Show For It?
By John Fitzgerald February 03, 2009
A Hollow Response to Education
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow January 20, 2009
A Better Leader for Minnesota Education
By Tom Hoffman, Guest Commentary November 12, 2008
Pawlenty Education Plan: Much Smoke, Little Substance
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 29, 2008
1,000 Teachers to Lose Jobs
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow March 28, 2008
No Child Left Behind: The Teachers' Voice
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 27, 2008
Keeping Tighter Tabs on Bad-Actor Teachers
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 26, 2008
Layoffs and Rehiring: A Disruptive Process
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow January 31, 2008
Leave a Light On For Special Ed Teachers
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow January 24, 2008
Science Licensure: The Quest for Excellence
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow January 07, 2008
Mankato's Mentoring Program: A Model for Success
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow October 17, 2007
Growing Gap: Minnesota's Teacher Recruitment & Retention Crises
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow October 15, 2007
Latino Teachers are Scarce in Minnesota
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 14, 2007
A Dearth of Leadership
By August 28, 2007
Help Wanted: Finding Qualified Teachers in Rural Minnesota
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow July 19, 2007