Educator profile: Meet Ben MacKenzie!

Ben Mackenzie grew up between the mountain ranges in Montana. Since then, he’s called classrooms around the world home – from the Indian Himalayas to the dusty Ghanaian plains, from city skyscrapers to country pastures. Having returned to Minnesota to start a family, he’s been active in making schools great for local families as a…

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Star Tribune: MN Comeback gives $2.7 million to Minneapolis public, charter schools

April 6, 2016 — A group of foundations and business leaders will spend $2.7 million on initiatives aimed at education achievement gaps in Minneapolis. The group, called Minnesota Comeback, will fund a teacher residency program in Minneapolis Public Schools to develop more minority teachers, further fund two high-performing charter schools and lobby for more state support…

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