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Mounds View High School's student news site.

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The downfall of ELA education

The downfall of ELA education

In this spread, we explore the reasons for declining reading and writing — whether that be a distaste towards reading or a clash between teachers and school board members — as well as what disparities and solutions exist. 

Teachers unions help uplift students, with schools that have them scoring higher on standardized tests than schools without.

[OPINION] Don’t blame teachers unions for our failing education system

Many point to teachers unions as the cause of many problems plaguing the modern education system. However, their blame is misplaced — these unions do more good than evil.
Elijah Easton, Staff Reporter February 22, 2024

Over the past few decades, teachers unions have found themselves under intense scrutiny, particularly from conservative circles. Many will recall when former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed the legislation...

A deep dive into the new generation of conspiracy theories

A deep dive into the new generation of conspiracy theories

From Jan. 6 and QAnon to Shane Dawson and Chucky Cheese, conspiracy theories are infiltrating the news, politics and classrooms.
Justin Shao, Suha Sharif, and William Overbo December 21, 2023

Dennis Prager, conservative talk show host and founder of PragerU

[OPINION] PragerU does not belong in schools

Florida's recent approval of PragerU educational materials for schools sets a dangerous precedent of misinformation in schools
Maya Gjelhaug, Print Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2023

Contrary to what the name suggests, PragerU is not a university, but rather a right-wing, borderline conspiratorial media outlet. Founded by conservative talk show host and writer Dennis Prager, PragerU...

The teacher shortage crisis

The teacher shortage crisis

In schools around the U.S., the teacher shortage problem has only worsened from the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in schools and students lacking qualified teachers while remaining teachers work harder to pick up the slack.
Lale Akkin, Sidharth Sharma, and Mara Peacock October 31, 2023

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