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2012 news releases

December
Dec. 21: Education Minnesota responds to NRA proposals for school security
Dec. 14: Education Minnesota responds to school shooting in Connecticut
Dec. 13: Dooher: Working group recommendations an 'important step' toward reliable teacher evaluation
Dec. 5: Dooher applauds shift payback, but says state must fix structural problems with budget

November
Nov. 27: Dooher agrees with recommendation for GRAD test change
Nov. 27: Dooher calls school finance recommendations a good start
Nov. 12: Deadline approaching to nominate for Teacher of the Year
Nov. 8: Robbinsdale educator named ESP of the Year
Nov. 7: Education Minnesota responds to election results

October
Oct. 15: Educators to hear Diane Ravitch, learn new education ideas at Professional Conference
Oct. 1: Now’s the time to nominate a favorite educator for Teacher of the Year

September
Sept. 24: President Dooher speaks out for St. Louis County teachers
Sept. 19: Dooher calls Chicago strike unfortunate but necessary to highlight chronic underfunding
Sept. 14: Education Minnesota reacts to tentative agreement in Chicago
Sept. 12: Minnesota educators continue support of evaluation law

August
Aug. 22: More free calendars, public finance expert at popular State Fair booth
Aug. 1: Dooher applauds progress by Minnesota students on state tests

July
July 30: Education Minnesota, Saint Paul Federation of Teachers leaders elected to national union posts
July 25: Education Minnesota announces new round of endorsements
July 24: Cold Spring educator to receive the California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence
July 20: Winona teacher gets paid back
July 17: Dooher to present donations to Winona teacher
July 5: NEA delegates raise $13,600 for Winona teacher and veteran

June
June 6: Dooher calls Star Tribune series on private tutoring required reading

May
May 31: Education Minnesota announces first round of endorsements
May 10: Dooher: Legislature missed chance to repay schools, address achievement gap
May 6: Edina teacher named 2012 Teacher of the Year
May 3: Education Minnesota supports veto of teacher layoff bill
May 1: New Minnesota Teacher of the Year to be announced Sunday

April
April 5: Education Minnesota supports veto of school-shift bill
April 2: 10 selected as Teacher of the Year finalists

March
March 28: Education Minnesota endorses Tillberry for Minnesota House
March 12: Dooher: Educators must stand up against 'Right to Work'
March 8: President Dooher calls House proposal bad fiscal and education policy
March 1: Teacher of the Year candidate field narrowed to 34 semifinalists

February
Feb. 29: Dooher: Budget forecast good news, but doesn't erase state's IOU to schools
Feb. 27: President Dooher criticizes Senate for passing anti-seniority bill
Feb. 16: Dooher expresses disappointment in passage of House teacher seniority bill
Feb. 15: Dooher praises education policy in governor's State of the State address
Feb. 9: 111 teachers are candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Feb. 9: President Dooher applauds NCLB waiver

January
Jan. 18: More than half of teacher contracts remain unsettled

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