We advance student-centered learning for all students, by supporting teachers designing and leading schools, and by advocating for policy that catalyzes community-led innovation.

Recent Publications

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Guide · March 2021

A guide for educators who are implementing personalized, competency-based programs and want help navigating Minnesota's laws, regulations, and reporting requirements as they do so.

Report · September 2020

This paper makes the case to grow the teacher-powered movement through a review of academic research and a deep dive on several teacher-powered schools.

Report · June 2020

In this paper, we explore why heritage language matters, the state and federal policies that support heritage language instruction, the learning programs leading this work, and the challenges heritage languages programs face.

Current Initiatives

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EE's policy director is currently serving on Minnesota's standards review committee. We're pushing for the revised standards to be inclusive of more lenses, narratives, and histories—and develop in all students a commitment to the American ideals of liberty and justice.

Advocating for the inclusion of more lenses, narratives, and histories—and a greater focus on American ideals of liberty and justice

The state rules governing the knowledge and skills that teacher candidates learn are under review. We're advocating to revamp those rules, to better prepare teacher candidates to facilitate equitable, high-quality, student-centered learning experiences.

We're advocating to change state rules governing the knowledge and skills covered in teacher preparation programs

We support a network of teachers who are designing and running schools, to promote student-centered learning and advance the profession of teaching. This includes creating resources, hosting events, providing direct support to teachers, and more.

We support—through resources, events, and coaching—a network of teachers designing and running schools