Many students are still struggling in school after the big disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially students of color. Stubborn achievement gaps persist.
It’s going to take a broad community effort to support both students and teachers going forward.
MPR News host Angela Davis talks with leaders at the Minneapolis Foundation and Teach for America Twin Cities about the work they do to reimagine education, especially in the area of equity.
Teach for America - Twin Cities and the Minneapolis Foundation are hosting a talk by New York Times best-selling author, Isabel Wilkerson “Exposing America’s Invisible Scaffolding” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at the University of Minnesota’s Northrup Auditorium. Tickets are available here.
Chanda Smith Baker is the senior vice president of impact at the Minneapolis Foundation.
Mikisha Nation is the executive director for Teach for America - Twin Cities.
Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.
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