Teachers

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy: Senate-Passed Education Policy Bill Improves Student Literacy, Prevents Book Bans, Cuts Teacher Paperwork

Senate Also Approves Labor Bill Requiring Salary Information be Included in All Job Postings, As Well As Expanded Child and Worker Protections SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today that the Senate passed an Education policy… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy: Senate-Passed Education Policy Bill Improves Student Literacy, Prevents Book Bans, Cuts Teacher Paperwork

DFL Legislators Speak Out on the Increase Teachers of Color Acts

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, the chief authors of the House and Senate Increase Teachers of Color Act bills spoke out on the economic, cultural, and emotional importance of providing robust support for new and current teachers of color in Minnesota schools. Senator Mary Kunesh (DFL-New Brighton), Senator Omar Fateh (DFL-Minneapolis), Representative Hodan Hassan (DFL-Minneapolis) and Representative Alicia Kozlowski (DFL-Duluth)presented their bills to strengthen the Teachers of Color Act in E-12 and higher education and release the following statements:

Increase Teachers of Color Act

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.