Podcast | Episode 13 | A Contract For Student Achievement
A contract for student achievement with special guests, Education Activist Lynnell Mickelson and MinnPost’s Education Reporter, Beth Hawkins
We will discuss how mysterious the process of negotiating contracts between teachers and school districts has been, and what it looks like when citizens and media get inside. Posted 6/1/15 at 6am.
Beth Hawkins writes Learning Curve, a blog about education, for MinnPost and also covers a variety of other public policy topics. She loves writing for an audience that’s hungry for context and analysis and willing to indulge her many curiosities. Hawkins is the recipient of numerous national and regional awards, including several first-place Society of Professional Journalists Page One awards for investigative reporting and feature writing. Her work has appeared in More, Mother Jones, Minnesota Monthly and many other publications.
Lynnell Mickelsen is a long-time progressive Democrat and recovering journalist who spent nearly two decades as a Minneapolis public school parent. She is now active on education reform issues and writes on her blog Put Kids First.