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Check out our new interim report on the Increasing College Readiness project. It shows that we have helped produce triple digit gains in the enrollment of urban (sometimes ‘alternative’) St. Paul students taking college level courses. See the new data, what district and charter schools we’re working with, and more at: Increasing College Readiness
Joe Nathan / 2014, Columns (J. Nathan) / Barb Stoflet, Derek Olson, Jackie Roehl, Joe Nathan, Katy Smith, Lee-Ann Stephens, Megan Hall, Mike Smart, Minnesota Teachers of the Year, MN legislature, Senator Chuck Wiger, State Teacher of the Year / 0 Comments
Originally published at: http://hometownsource.com/2014/10/29/joe-nathan-column-legislators-wisely-listen-to-state-teacher-of-the-year-winners/ “These teachers have dedicated their lives to serving students and been recognized for outstanding work. As we examine how to improve public policy, it’s important to hear from some of the best of the best. We need to learn from their success.” That’s how state Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, explained a(…)
Originally published at: http://hometownsource.com/2014/10/22/joe-nathan-column-five-questions-to-ask-school-board-candidates-members/ Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats aren’t up for election, about these(…)
Great ideas for K-12 from historically black & tribal controlled colleges/universities / Joe Nathan’s Column
Joe Nathan / 2014, Columns (J. Nathan) / AIHEC, American Federation of Teachers, American Indian Higher Education Consortium, Bill Mendoza, Carrie Billy, Dr. Brian Bridges, Fond du Lac Tribal College, Ivory Toldson, Joe Nathan, Mary Cathryn Ricker, Patricia Torres Ray, Senator Torres Ray, UNCF, United Negro College Fund, Valeria Silva, White House Initiative / 0 Comments
Originally published at: http://hometownsource.com/2014/10/15/joe-nathan-column-great-ideas-from-tribal-historically-black-colleges-universities/ Many more Minnesota students could succeed if we follow lessons from historically black and tribally controlled colleges and universities. This was a key theme at an Oct. 9 conference. Professor Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges, praised the meeting as the “first time” people have(…)