Transcript: House Symposium on Education on the Page Amendment
| March 10, 2020

NK:     Neel Kashkari DP:      Dave Pinto AP:      Justice Alan Page   DP:      Welcome back to the afternoon of our extraordinary symposium here on Bridging the Gap. I’m Dave Pinto, State Representative and Chair of the House Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division and I’ll be in this position for the next couple of presentations. We…

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Transcript: Senate E-12 Committee on the Page Amendment
| March 10, 2020

CN:     Carla Nelson JH:      Jeff Howe NK:     Neel Kashkari AP:      Justice Alan Page CJ:       Carlton Jenkins PA:      Paul Anderson RC:      Roger Chamberlain TR:      Torres Ray KH:     Karin Housley CW:     Charles Wiger SF:      Steve Ford MD:     Mike Donnelly KK:     Katherine Kersten FN:      Fred Nolan DW:    David Watkins CF:      Cedrick Frasier MQ:     Miamon Queeglay TM:     Terry Morrow…

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Duluth News Tribune: Statewide View Column: Let Minnesotans vote to close achievement gap
| March 9, 2020

“The Education Achievement Gap: Minnesota’s Embarrassment” — 2004 “Report Ranks Minnesota Among Worst Achievement Gap States” — 2019 There’s a 15-year gap between these two headlines, yet nothing has changed. Both are articles from the same news organization about Minnesota’s notorious, shameful distinction of having one of the worst achievement gaps in the country. A…

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RELEASE: Nearly four out of five Minnesotans support placing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing a quality public education on the November ballot
| March 6, 2020

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2020For More Information, Contact: info@ourchildrenmn.com (651) 497-4949 Nearly four out of five Minnesotans support placing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing a quality public education on the November ballot Our Children MN public opinion survey shows bipartisan backing for closing the state’s achievement gaps St. Paul, MN – Nearly 80 percent of…

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Bar Buzz: Advocacy OK for ex-justices
Minnesota Lawyer | March 4, 2020

We’ve seen it at least twice in recent years — former Minnesota Supreme Court justices taking to the stump to push political causes. Most recently, former Justice Alan Page has teamed with Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari to push a constitutional amendment that would make “quality public education” every child’s right in Minnesota. On Feb….

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Chad talked to the former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice about his education initiative and more.
WCCO Radio | March 2, 2020

Former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page joined WCCO’s Chad Hartman on the Page Amendment he’s pushing at the Capitol this year with Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari and Our Children MN.

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Lawmakers introduce bill addressing education gap
KARE-11 News | March 2, 2020

ST PAUL, Minn. — A constitutional amendment authored by former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari would address what supporters say is an “unavoidable truth.” “We adults have failed children,” said Page in a press conference Tuesday at the state Capitol. The bill is garnering bipartisan…

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Latest Moves Energize Supporters of Education Amendment in MN
Public News Service | March 2, 2020

February 27, 2020 ST PAUL, Minn. – Calling it a big first step, supporters of a proposed state constitutional amendment dealing with education equality say they’re energized now that a bill has been introduced. Formal legislation was unveiled in the Minnesota House this week. The move follows a new campaign led by former state Supreme…

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Backers ramp up push for amendment guaranteeing quality public education
Minnesota News Network | March 2, 2020

A bipartisan group of lawmakers, joined by former Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, ramped up their push for a constitutional amendment that would guarantee all children the right to a quality public education. Ellison says: “People have looked at our data and say, how could you still profess that…

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