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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
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