From The Blog
by Asyana Eddy
This spring, I graduated high school with 49 complete college credits. I am 11 credits away from my associate’s degree in Liberal Arts. I was able to do this through Post Secondary Education Option (PSEO), a program which gave me the opportunity to complete high school while also being a full-time college student—all at no cost to me or my family. Because PSEO has had such positive benefits on my academic career, I believe schools should make information on PSEO more accessible and encourage more students to take advantage of this unique program.
Great schools change everything.
Launched in 2011, MinnCAN: The Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now is an education reform advocacy nonprofit. MinnCAN is a movement of nearly 12,000 Minnesotans–and growing–dedicated to creating the political will to enact smart, research-backed public policies to ensure that every Minnesota child has access to a great public school.
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