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“A Minnesota story” is the description president and CEO Susan Basil King uses when she tells about the beginnings of Wallin Education Partners, an organization that makes college … more
Educators and supporters gathered at the Davis Center on Thursday, March 24 for a dance party. It was day two of the student occupation. Early the next day, MFT59 and the school district announced … more
MFT59 @ The Davis Center [Photo gallery]
In the last 18 months, over 640 teachers and support professionals have left the Minneapolis Public School district, according to MFT59. In that same time frame, 120 teachers of color have left … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN “Our community deserves safe, fully-funded, stable schools,” said Roosevelt High School bilingual science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman.She found it … more
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and ESPs Local 59 "hold the line" front of the Governor's Mansion on the 9th day of the strike. View photos and videos. more
As a Minneapolis Storm youth hockey player, Zander Zoia realized he and his teammates had a chance to compete with the state’s best someday. Zoia said his last youth team gained a lot from … more
Minneapolis Public Schools has taken the position that the Minnesota Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Specialists Local 59 is asking for more than the district can afford.The staff on … more
MFT59 @ Lyndale and 44th [Photo gallery]
The strike slogan, "One day longer, one day stronger" turned to "One day colder, one day bolder" on Friday, March 11 as the windchill fell below 0º. more
Roosevelt High School teacher Marcia Howard leads fellow Minneapolis Public School educators who are on strike in a chant during a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol … more
Educators and supporters walked from the Minneapolis Public Schools nutrition center to the Davis Center (1250 West Broadway Ave.) on the first day of the strike, March 8, 2022, bringing attention to … more
Minneapolis Public Schools Science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman, found it meaningful to rally on International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, outside Roosevelt High School. She … more
"Our ESPs and our teachers have been working through historically trying times over the last few years and deserve to get paid fair wages; wages that keep up with inflation and cost of living. Our … more
https://youtu.be/E11-kXwVW7g “I have had no fewer than 50 phone calls or text messages within the last few hours from friends and people around this country saying ‘Greta, you and your … more
Learn more here from the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Professionals, Local 59:https://www.mft59.org/ Hear from Minneapolis School District … more
Teens from area schools were among those who walked out of classes on Feb. 8, 2022, gathered at Central High School in St. Paul and marched to the Governor's Mansion. more
For the first time ever, two Minneapolis Public Schools students have been selected to sit on the Board. The Minneapolis Board of Education has announced Patrick Henry High School junior Kennedy … more
A two-year college through the University of St. Thomas is tailored to motivated, underrepresented students who have encountered barriers in pursuing a college degree.Founded in 2017, the Dougherty … more
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