Alexei Moon Casselle

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Guest Blogger

Teacher

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Alexei Moon Casselle is a songwriter, performance artist and musician with a combined twenty years worth of experience working in the arts, with young people and in education. Alexei is a member of Educators 4 Excellence.

He is a father, student and a teacher who balances his community work in Minneapolis, Minnesota with personal artistic projects, such as the active hip-hop groups, Kill the Vultures and Mixed Blood Majority.

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Posted May 12, 2015
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How to Really Listen to Students

You have to be brave to be vulnerable. Everybody has a story worth telling. It takes courage to reveal parts…

By Alexei Moon Casselle

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Posted Mar. 30, 2017
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This Mom Went to Jail Making Sure Her Son Received a High-Quality Education and She Would Do It All Over Again

It’s been five years since Tanya McDowell made national headlines after she was charged with larceny for “stealing an education” for her son. Even with some…

By Megan DeSombre

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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Betsy, Can We Really ‘Uber’-ize Public Education? Here‘s Why That‘s a Terrible Idea.

This morning, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered a keynote address at the Brookings Institution for the Center on Children and Families’ release of its fifth…

By Madison Gray

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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Coffee Break: E4E on Entering a New Chapter and Working on Reform From the Inside Out

Recently, the teacher-led reform group Educators for Excellence (E4E) announced a rebranding that includes an updated set of core principles and a new look for…

By Peter Cunningham

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