The Education Minnesota teachers union has a new president. Delegates at the Education Minnesota Representative Convention elected Denise Specht as president of the 70,000-member union on Saturday.
Education Minnesota, the Association of School Administrators and the Minnesota School Boards Association joined forces Monday to ask lawmakers for more than $1 billion dollars in education spending over the next two years.
Protesters twice interrupted the head of the NRA as he proposed armed security guards in every school in the United States.
The head of Minnesota’s largest teachers union calls the shooting attack on a Connecticut elementary school “vicious and shocking.”
The teachers union in Minnesota’s largest school district urged its school board Monday night to drop a proposed policy on handling controversial topics in the classroom, saying educators should be trusted to mediate student discussions about sexual orientation and other issues.
A Minnesota lawmaker wants to block public employees’ union dues from going to support political activity, foundations and magazines unless employees ask to contribute to those items.
Saturday brought what may be the largest protest yet in Madison, one day after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a divisive law that eliminates most union rights for public employees.
A major political struggle over Minnesota teachers came to an end today, even though the fight may not be over.
The state teachers union, Education Minnesota, is launching a new media campaign to support the state’s children and their schools.
Minnesota’s influential state teachers union says it wants to shrink the state’s achievement gap by shrinking class sizes and focusing on early childhood education for future students.
The leader of the state teacher’s union says the organization is facing a different political landscape at the Capitol, but expects to retain its political clout.
My Good Question on the Education Minnesota convention is already irritating some of the teachers who are e-mailing me, so I thought I’d write a blog entry to give people a chance to comment on the story online.
For two days every October, schools close, parents scramble and kids enjoy a couple days off of school. Minnesota’s teachers union holds its annual Professional Conference during the school year. But is the cost worth it?
It’s the start of a four-day weekend for students across Minnesota as teachers gather for their annual convention.
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