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North Mpls targeted for new early learning center

North Mpls targeted for new early learning center

Jul. 2 | Partnerships formed to better prepare more kids for kindergarten  By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer  Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and University of Minnesota officials point out that additional slots for early childhood learning, especially...

STEM evolves into STEAM in Mpls Public Schools

STEM evolves into STEAM in Mpls Public Schools

Jan. 3 | Five-year enrollment plan attempts to tailor schools to neighborhoods’ needs  By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson said that the former Summatech program will not be part of her new five-year...

Mpls. school board approves measure to decrease suspension

Mpls. school board approves measure to decrease suspension

Dec. 26 | Superintendent disputes claims that schools are warehouses, mini-jails   Charles Hallman Staff Writer The Minneapolis School Board last week approved a new district-wide discipline policy. The “Behavior Standards Policy,” which will take...

Clearly, Black Americans can succeed at anything

Clearly, Black Americans can succeed at anything

Jun. 12 |     To all of you feeding your children that fib that we are inferior to White people and will never be successful, please stop the madness. I was talking to someone last night who told me the reason we (African Americans) cannot succeed...

Hiring, retaining more teachers of color urged by MPS superintendent

Hiring, retaining more teachers of color urged by MPS superintendent

May. 22 |     Some see ‘bold leadership’ in her proposals prior to union negotiations By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Superintendent Dr. Bernadeia Johnson is asking the community to support her new district...

Financial aid workshops, free ACT exams to boost college applications

Financial aid workshops, free ACT exams to boost college applications

Feb. 20 | Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is sending a strong message to students, families, staff members and the community that we believe it is imperative that all students be prepared for college, career and life. Providing more students with the right...

Washburn Black doll-hanging incident stirs outrage

Washburn Black doll-hanging incident stirs outrage

Jan. 30 |   By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The hanging of a Black doll by four Washburn High School students on January 11 created quite a furor at the school and in the Minneapolis Black community. A press conference was called last week and...

Letter to the Editor: Why is the superintendent of the MPS silent  on segregation at Richard Green Central?

Letter to the Editor: Why is the superintendent of the MPS silent on segregation at Richard Green Central?

Jan. 2 |   Segregation is happening right in our neighborhood at Richard Green Central Park School. This school is under scrutiny due to the segregation of African American and Latino students. Students are separated and placed into classrooms based upon...

From Selma, Alabama to Minneapolis

From Selma, Alabama to Minneapolis

Sep. 20 |   MPS superintendent reflects on voting rights, proposed voter ID amendment   By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   At a recent anti-voter ID amendment rally, Minneapolis Public Schools Supt. Bernadeia Johnson spoke to the crowd about...

Wanted: Northside residents with passion for helping families

Wanted: Northside residents with passion for helping families

Feb. 29 |     African American community members deliver message of the Zone   By Vickie Evans-Nash Contributing Writer  Later this summer, the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) will be hiring just under 30 people to fill new employment slots....