Believe in the one place that welcomes everybody back to school: public schools
It’s a new school year. And, in the case of public schools, it’s not just for students, but for parents and everybody who values public education.
That’s because public schools are for all of us.
Here are some tips to make it the best year ever from the people on the front lines, Minnesota’s public school educators.
They’re aimed at students but, like public schools, they work for all of us:
All questions are good questions.
- Nancy Cordes, EL.
You might just learn something … different.
- Don Williams, Credit Recovery Program.
New ideas need a way in.
- Geneva Dorsey, Dean.
Let the bedtimes roll.
Sleep at home, not in class.
- Tarah Kipka, First Grade.
Because we’re all one of a kind.
- Sarah Ranweiler, First Grade.
It’s the best way to learn.
- Michele Leom, Fourth Grade.
Try something new.
It might just be your new thing.
- Rosemary Ash, Kindergarten.
Connections make you feel connected.
- Tucker Quetone, High School English.
Listen without judgment.
You’ll hear more.
- Waleid Hassan, High School Math.
Every day is a new day.
- Belinda Ash, Special Ed.
"Believe in We" calls on each of us to speak up for the one place that embraces and helps students from all walks of life find their voice. Public schools.
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