Sarah Knappmiller Hunter

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Teacher, Minneapolis Public Schools

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sarah Knappmiller Hunter is a St. Paul resident, parent and administrative Teacher on Special Assignment in the Minneapolis Public Schools. She is working on getting principal licensure at the University of St. Thomas. Prior to being crazy enough to go into admin, she was a middle-school math teacher and elementary math specialist. She is a self-proclaimed math nerd and believes that giving all students access to high-quality math instruction is a form of social justice.

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Posted Nov. 6, 2015
equality

A Plea From St. Paul: Push Forward on Racial Equity In Our Schools

There were more eyes on this year’s St. Paul School Board race than any board election I can remember, and…

By Sarah Knappmiller Hunter

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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When the Only Real Choice Is Private: My Unlikely Attraction to School Vouchers

I felt that the free education my daughter was getting was just too expensive. I needed to find a school that would start filling her academic gaps while also providing culturally responsive pedagogy.…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
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You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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