*Full disclaimer: I am a proud resident of Minneapolis, a proud teacher in Minneapolis Public, a proud parent of a Minneapolis Public student, and passionate about my community. These often intersect in troubling ways that I struggle with internally and externally. This is one of those struggles. These thoughts are truly my own and no ill meaning is meant toward Minneapolis Public. I'm just confused.
One of the schools mentioned, Pillsbury, is an incredible school. They have "strong vision, strong leadership, and strong teachers." I would never question that. I've worked with their leadership and many of the teachers. They are passionate, driven, and successful.
This was my reply to Mr. Alleyne: