Anthony Lonetree | StarTribune
“Nekima Levy-Pounds, who as president of the Minneapolis NAACP has been active in several high-profile causes, has joined the legal team challenging the state’s teacher tenure laws.
She will serve as co-counsel representing four mothers in a lawsuit that claims the laws protect teachers who are ineffective and in turn deprive children of a high-quality education.
In a statement, Levy-Pounds said ‘parents are the best advocates to stand up against a public education system that is failing Minnesota children, especially our children of color.'”