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Comparing education in the US and Finland: What we can learn

March 11, 2016

I shout, lashing out with a roundhouse kick. My opponent dodges and strikes in turn, burying the ball of his left foot in my diaphragm. I’m on the mat wheezing an instant later. I’m six feet tall, 150 pounds. My opponent is...

Mac S.E.E. hosts first Ed Talks on Education and Social Change

March 6, 2015

On Tuesday, March 3rd, staff, faculty and students gathered in the Weyerhauser Boardroom to hear the Macalester Students for Educational Equity’s (Mac S.E.E.) inaugural “Ed Talks.” “We were brainstorming, as an organi...

From education reform to educational equity

March 28, 2014

During my first year of college I became conscious of and outraged by the inequality of the public education system in the United States. I was introduced to shocking statistics about racial, ethnic, gender and socioeconomic di...

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