From The Blog
by Karen Shapiro
At last week’s statewide “Educational Equity in Action” convening, keynote speaker Pedro Noguera had much to say about making equity central in schools through his lens as a professor, author and commentator. My school network—Hiawatha Academies—works to disrupt systemic inequity each day, but we are truly at the start of our path.
All kids CAN succeed.
MinnCAN advocates for the success of every Minnesota student, from pre-K through college and career. We improve policy to help all students thrive and share promising practices and stories to demonstrate that all kids CAN succeed.
Careers in the STEM fields continue to be some of the highest-paying and fastest growing in the nation. Encouraging our kids, especially girls and students of color, to excel in math and science is the first step in ensuring America's innovation and competitiveness in an increasingly high-tech economy.Drew Palmer
I care about public schools in Minnesota because I believe a good education is key for the personal success of our children and the economic vitality of our state.Sarah Morris
We all contribute to a child's education, directly and indirectly. Directly, we must support responsible public policy. Indirectly, we must promote a responsible educational culture. In both cases, we need all hands on deck.Ben Davis