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Race discrimination persists in school discipline practices

Race discrimination persists in school discipline practices

Jan. 23 | By Mary Turck Contributing Writer   In early January, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder jointly announced new federal guidelines on school discipline. Why? “Racial discrimination in school discipline is a real...

Holder and Duncan reform outdated school discipline policies

Holder and Duncan reform outdated school discipline policies

Jan. 22 |     By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator “A routine school disciplinary infraction should land a student in the principal’s office, not in a police precinct.” — Eric Holder, United States Attorney General   On January 8, U.S....

Children’s voices unheard in funding debates

Children’s voices unheard in funding debates

Apr. 11 | Declining resources deprive youngsters of quality pre-K schooling     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new U.S. report released Tuesday says per-child spending in State-funded pre-K programs has declined more than $700 over the...

Helping prepare our high school seniors for college

Helping prepare our high school seniors for college

Feb. 8 |     Dear MPS partners and friends: January 20 was an exciting day in Minneapolis, as national leaders visited to focus on the work that we do every day to prepare students for college and career. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan...