Mann for School Board
Topic: Minneapolis Public Schools
by Doug Mann, 11 Feb 2005 (Letter to the Minneapolis NAACP branch)
by Doug Mann, 11 Feb 2005
by Doug Mann, 23 October 2004
by Doug Mann, 29 Oct 2004
Submitted to the Star-Tribune for publication on 28 October 2004
By Doug Mann, - MPS strategic goals are, on paper, 'closing the gap' & improving the quality of instruction / education, but district leaders have chosen ineffective strategies and inefficient processes.
2 June 2004.
(How to fix the school system) (2002)
by Doug Mann, 28 August 2004
by Doug Mann, 6 July 2004
Doug Mann, 24 April 2004, text of message to mpls issues list
In my opinion the local Democratic Party has been making a mess of the Minneapolis Public Schools because the Democratic party, locally and nationally, has been making concessions to, enabling, and increasingly identifying with a right-wing school reform movement supported by the Republican Party at the national level since the early 1980s.
-from Minneapolis Issues List discussion-by Doug Mann, 8 August 2004
by Doug Mann, 27 May 2004 - How can one explain the huge racial learning gap in a town where just about all the whites say they are not racists or that they are racists but are trying to unlearn racism?
by Doug Mann, 28, May 2004 - Can we know the nature of school reforms by the results they produce?
Scores of writings generated as part of the debate over K-12 Education Policy on the Minneapolis Issues list