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Khulia Pringle

Khulia Pringle

Khulia Pringle is an activist with brightbeam. She organizes and mobilizes around issues that disproportionately affect low-income individuals and students of color.

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Standardized tests are needed this year more than ever | Opinion

By: and - April 14, 2021

Commentaries and social media posts are circulating to encourage parents to “opt out” of student participation in the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) scheduled for this spring. We urge parents to look past the rhetoric and examine how the information generated from state-administered tests is more important now than ever, after a difficult year of disruptions […]

COMMENTARY

Prioritize Stable Homes, Stable Schools program | Opinion

By: and - June 30, 2020

Two years ago this month, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey launched a “pilot program” called Stable Homes, Stable Schools, based on a common-sense idea: Provide families who are unhoused or struggling to afford housing with rental assistance and wraparound services to help them stay safely housed under one roof. Research shows strong links between the stability […]