Minn. Teachers Union Launches Media Campaign

The state teachers union, Education Minnesota, is launching a new media campaign to support the state’s children and their schools.


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St. Croix Falls Teachers May Be Disciplined For Sickout

Wisconsin teachers in the St. Croix Falls school district went before the district’s school board Tuesday night to defend their decision to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed collective bargaining cutbacks in Madison.


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New Licenses Stand To Shake Up Minn. Classrooms

Minnesota schools could soon get an infusion of new young teachers who reach the classroom without attending the state’s traditional teaching colleges as part of an alternate licensing proposal moving through the Legislature.


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Too Many Teachers Out, Schools Close In Hudson, Wis.

Schools in Hudson, Wis. canceled classes Friday because of the high number of teachers that called in sick.


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Teacher Protest Continues For 4th Straight Day

More than 24,500 students had classes canceled in Madison, Wis. Wednesday and about 40 percent of teachers, assistants, and social workers in the city called in sick, according to a report from CNN.


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House Group Approves New Ways To License Teachers

Less than a week after U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan scolded Minnesota for not having more ways for talented people to become teachers, the state House committee approved a bill that would do just that.



Mpls. Teachers’ Contract Had $3.7 Million Error

The new teachers’ contract will cost Minneapolis millions more than expected.


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Minn. Senate Committee Takes Up Teacher Pay Freeze

The Minnesota Senate Education Committee will hear testimony Tuesday for the first time on a proposed statewide freeze on pay for teachers in public and charter schools.



Minneapolis Teachers OK New Contract

Minneapolis teachers have approved a new contract.


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Teachers’ Union Recommends Reforms

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.


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Mpls. Schools Reach Contract Agreement With Teachers

The Minneapolis School District has finally reached a contract agreement with its teachers.


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Red Lake Teachers Ask For Compensation

About a dozen former teachers who were in class the day of the Red Lake High School shootings on March 21, 2005 are asking for compensation, seeking to recoup lost wages.


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New Licensing System for Teachers

Aspiring teachers in Minnesota and 18 other states are already preparing for new, more demanding requirements for teaching licenses in the next few years. Under the new system, video of student teachers in their classroom […]

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No School! Teacher Conference

   It’s the start of a four-day weekend for students across Minnesota as teachers gather for their annual convention.