News releases

 

December

Dec. 6: Budget surplus offers a historic opportunity for Minnesota students
 

November

Nov. 14: St. Peter paraprofessional named 2018 Education Support Professional of the Year
Nov. 9: Less than a week left to nominate for 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Nov. 7: Minnesotans see through the politics of fear and elect leaders for everyone


October

Oct. 18: Education Minnesota endorses Keith Ellison for attorney general
Oct. 12: Education Minnesota argues against a court takeover of personnel decisions in schools
Oct. 8: Single-day MEA conference features speakers on organizing, mental health
 

September

Sept. 28: Nominations open for 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Sept. 14: North Star report documents real decline in state school funding

August

Aug. 30: North Star accountability system will drive school engagement
Aug. 24: Education Minnesota announces legislative endorsements 
Aug. 16: Judge approves some fixes to state’s flawed teacher licensure law
Aug. 15: Education Minnesota congratulates primary winners Walz, Smith
Aug. 13: Equity coalition urges Minneapolis mayor to fund full-service community schools
Aug. 1: Education Minnesota announces legislative endorsements

July

July 3: Education Minnesota announces legislative endorsements

June

June 27: Workers remain united despite Supreme Court decision
June 20: New ‘fair-share’ lawsuit part of coordinated national attack on unions
 

May

May 31: Good governing on display as governor signs pension bill into law
May 22: Rochester paraprofessionals join Education Minnesota
May 21: Education Minnesota applauds passage of pension bill
May 19: Education Minnesota endorses Tim Walz for governor
May 10: Education Minnesota endorses Tina Smith for U.S. Senate
May 10: Education Minnesota endorses Dan Feehan for U.S. House
May 6: Shakopee alternative high school teacher is Teacher of the Year
May 1: New Minnesota Teacher of the Year to be announced Sunday, May 6
May 1: Educators applaud governor's emergency plan to keep teachers in the classroom


April

April 5: 12 selected as Teacher of the Year finalists


March

March 26: Education Minnesota applauds Senate passage of pension bill 
March 16: Governor's budget sets the right course on education but should go further
March 7: Educators: School safety proposal is 'not enough'


February

Feb. 27: Education Minnesota hopeful record grad rates, achievement gap improvements continue
Feb. 26: Teacher of the Year candidate field narrowed to 43 semifinalists
Feb. 20: Education Minnesota statement on school shootings
Feb. 15: Education Minnesota endorses Angie Craig for U.S. House
Feb. 15: Education Minnesota endorses McCollum for U.S. House
Feb. 15: Education Minnesota endorses Dean Phillips for U.S. House
Feb. 14: New report: Well-trained teachers important for student success
Feb. 1: Education Minnesota supports push for smaller classes, more support, for St. Paul students
 

January

Jan. 30: Education Minnesota endorses Bonita Jones for state House in 62B
Jan. 24: Education Minnesota endorses Blaha for auditor
Jan. 24: Education Minnesota endorses Simon for secretary of state
Jan. 18: A near-record 167 teachers are candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Jan. 17: Education Minnesota endorses Melissa Wagner for House
Jan. 17: Education Minnesota endorses Karla Bigham for state Senate
Jan. 10: Education Minnesota applauds community engagement in state's new ESSA plan