Big Bold Goal 1

Minnesota schools are culturally responsive in their policies and practices

Through capacity-building and collaborations with education leaders, communities of color and Native American voices, families, and community members, we can work to develop race equity goals in education and promote policies and responsiveness that support them.

We envision a just society in which an equitable educational ecosystem ensures all students achieve their full potential.

Why Now?

The need for culturally responsive classrooms and leadership

Active Initiatives

Education Equity and Excellence Action Planning

MnEEEP, in partnership with The Nobles County Integration Collaborative (NCIC), facilitated a powerful multi-racial community engagement series that produced and released its local Promise to Act:  Education Equity and Excellence Action Plan in June of 2017.

The Action Plan is the result of an 18-month research and planning process that gathered local community members and leaders to develop education equity strategies driven locally by families, students, and educators who reflect the various cultures and perspectives of Southwestern Minnesota.

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Race Equity & Excellence in Education Network

MnEEP’s Race Equity & Excellence in Education Network works to build strategic models and collaborations with families, community members, and school leaders across Greater Minnesota to develop plans for promoting race equity in that region.

Through capacity-building and collaborations with local stakeholders in education, communities of color and Native American voices, local business leaders, and community members, we can work to develop solutions for achieving community-created race equity goals.

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School Board Equity Institutes

The network provides training for local school board members on the history of communities of color and American Indian students with U.S. education policy, the use of an equity lens in decision-making, case studies on equity frameworks and schools, and equity policy tools to dismantle systemic racism and bias in school communities.

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Updates

Resources

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