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MPS aims for new level of Black student achievement in 2014-15

MPS aims for new level of Black student achievement in 2014-15

Apr. 16 | Mentors, new programs part of plan to ‘normalize success’   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   An estimated 80 local Black men met with Black male students last Friday morning as part of the 100 Strong Who Care mentoring program that Minneapolis...

New MPS programs to focus on Black male student achievement

New MPS programs to focus on Black male student achievement

Mar. 28 | Unified office, more instruction, more teachers planned   This story concludes our report on new MPS initiatives to address disparities that began with last week’s story, “Mpls Public Schools to assess impact of all policies, procedures on...

Mpls Public Schools to assess impact of all policies,  procedures on race equity

Mpls Public Schools to assess impact of all policies, procedures on race equity

Mar. 19 | Community members encouraged to participate and be heard     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) officials have announced that all future district policies, practices, programs and procedures, as well as the...

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Mar. 27 |   Can the new ‘Black agenda’ move the community forward?    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There was nothing new revealed last week during the Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Lobby Day at the State Capitol presenting their Black...

Mentors needed to model success

Mentors needed to model success

Jul. 11 |     Kids enjoy a 100 Strong Who Care event. Photo courtesy of MPS   To be a mentor these days, especially to Black youngsters, doesn’t take a lot of academic letters behind one’s name. It just takes someone committed to the next...

State’s  integration program scrutinized

State’s integration program scrutinized

Apr. 18 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Since a 2005 State legislative auditor’s report that called for more clarity on the State’s Integration Revenue Program, some, including many members of the Minnesota Legislature, are asking whether...