The Minnesota Public Radio program the Daily Circuit recently featured a story on the introduction of yearlong teacher residencies to the metro area. We are extremely excited to see the efforts of our partners highlighted as we work to improve teacher preparation and close the achievement gap in P-12 schools. ... more
The Educational Achievement Team recently completed our annual round of “milestone visits.” (The photo below is of the visit to Minnesota State University, Mankato.) At these check-ins we meet with the presidents and provosts of our higher education partners, and with those institutions’ project teams and their P-12 school district partners—the people who collectively are changing the way teachers are recruited, prepared, placed and supported. ... more
About theBushFoundationOur mission is to be a catalyst for the courageous leadership necessary to create sustainable solutions to tough public problems and ensure community vitality. The Foundation was established in 1953 by 3M executive Archibald Bush and his wife, Edyth, and today works in communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geographic area.