In her early years of teaching in Minnesota, Lyon, who earned a degree in vocal performance, taught choral music to high schoolers and organized recitals of opera arias and art songs in German, French and Italian, she recalled. Arriving in
The Star Tribune Editorial Board recently highlighted much-needed efforts to diversify Minnesota’s teaching force (“Adding diversity to state teaching ranks,” March 8). But a proposed piece of legislation, HF 1376, threatens to undermine that important work.
This bill would drastically change the existing tiered licensure system, eliminating a pathway