Tag Archives: Education policy

UMN faculty union drive

Faculty at the University of Minnesota are filing to form a union!  It’s a group consisting of tenured, tenure-track, and contingent (adjunct) faculty, looking to join the SEIU education local.  This is the same union that organized Hamline adjuncts in … Continue reading

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4/15 for $15

I spoke at our local solidarity rally: I’m here today because I believe all workers at the University of Minnesota deserve a fair shake — whether they’re the maintenance or clerical workers who keep the U running every day, or … Continue reading

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Is math boring?

I follow the Times in using a completely inappropriate title for my piece; theirs is here.  A friend asked for my feelings about it.  When I finally read it, here were my scattered comments, beyond the terrible title: I thought … Continue reading

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Education and education reform

I’ve been reading a bit of education news recently, some of it older articles that I’ve only stumbled across now.  Largely, it has to do with education reform stuff.  As has been the case since the debate surrounding NCLB began, … Continue reading

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