News releases

July

July 1: Education Minnesota endorses candidates for Legislature

June

June 30: Despite Supreme Court setback, Education Minnesota pledges to resist spread of private-school vouchers in Minnesota
June 24: Fund created to help school, child care workers during COVID-19 closures
June 18: Planning for back-to-school must include focus on equity, voices of classroom educators
June 2: Education Minnesota calls for resignation of Minneapolis police union president

May

May 26: Education Minnesota condemns death of black man in custody of Minneapolis police
May 18: Legislature adjourns with important work for educators left undone
May 16: Senate GOP rejects provision to protect essential educators
May 7: Education Minnesota endorses Omar, Peterson, Phillips and Feehan
May 5: Minnesota must continue investing in its residents during pandemic

April

April 23: Education Minnesota: Governor’s decision on distance learning ‘heartbreaking,’ but correct for student safety
April 7: Ten selected as Teacher of the Year finalists

March

March 30: Education Minnesota statement on omission of education policy in COVID-19 assistance package
March 25: Education Minnesota: Educators ready for weeks of distance learning
March 16: Joint statement on COVID-19 preparedness and response in schools
March 15: Education Minnesota praises planning break for Minnesota schools
March 13: Educators need to keep themselves, students, safe in pandemic
March 13: St. Paul strike inspired educators throughout the state
March 10: Education Minnesota supports expansion of full-service community schools
March 10: Education Minnesota supports St. Paul educator strike
March 6: Education Minnesota testifies in favor of proven opportunity gap solutions
March 5: Rising graduation rates could improve even faster with sufficient funding
March 4: Education Minnesota calls for Legislature to improve conditions in intermediate districts
March 4: Education Minnesota supports bills to boost the profession

February

Feb. 28: Education Minnesota supports bill to reduce discrimination in school discipline
Feb. 27: Larger budget surplus offers an opportunity to boost education equity
Feb. 25: Teacher of the Year candidate field narrowed to 36 semifinalists
Feb. 24: Education Minnesota endorses Josiah Hill for state Senate
Feb. 24: Education Minnesota calls on Legislature to expand trauma-informed training
Feb. 19: Education Minnesota announces continued support for bill to attract and retain more teachers of color
Feb. 11: Education Minnesota endorses Tina Smith for U.S. Senate
Feb. 11: Education Minnesota endorses reelection of U.S. Rep. Angie Craig
Feb. 11: Education Minnesota endorses McCollum for U.S. House

January

Jan. 24: 134 teachers are candidates for 2020 Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Jan. 8: Education Minnesota opposes proposed constitutional amendment on education