Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein are introducing legislation to promote new and strengthened efforts to attract, prepare and retain more teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota.
GOP-led House of Representatives voting to implement heavy-handed school lay-off policy On Thursday the GOP-led House of Representatives voted to undermine a teacher evaluation process designed to ensure that our schools have quality educators in the classrooms. I am disappointed… Read More »Sen. Wiger Responds to House Teacher Layoff Action
ST. PAUL, MINN – The Minnesota Senate’s E-12 Education Committee is responding to a group of Duluth school teachers who are concerned about unprepared students who continue to pass grade levels. Sen. Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood), Chair of the committee, plans… Read More »Senate E-12 Committee Responds to Duluth Teacher Concerns
ST. PAUL, Minn. – In small and large schools across the state, principals and superintendents share stories of numerous teaching positions sitting vacant for months with no applicants for districts to hire. It’s a story becoming more commonplace by the… Read More »Senator Stumpf Proposes Legislation to Solve Teacher Shortage Crisis