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Education justice

  • News from other states, both good and bad

    News from other states, both good and bad

    From the state of Idaho, a new statute was recently passed by the legislature that literally strikes fear into our hearts and seems to indicate a slide toward a future resembling Margaret Atwood’s Gilead from A Handmaid’s Tale. The law creates a new crime, called “abortion trafficking.”  Here are the bare facts, as reported on…

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  • Historic Educators’ Strikes in the Twin Cities, 2022 and 1970

    Historic Educators’ Strikes in the Twin Cities, 2022 and 1970

    The big story In a deliberately coordinated effort, MFT59 and MFT59-ESP, representing teachers and other professionals in the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) respectively, and SPFE (SPFT 28) representing both sections in Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS), filed “intent to strike” paperwork on Wednesday, February 23. As I wrote in the original piece for March 7,…

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