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MPS Black student suspensions twice state average

MPS Black student suspensions twice state average

May. 22 |     Taye The district aims for more consistent discipline among schools, teachers     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) data from the last two school years, the suspension...

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...

Suburban Black student suspensions show little improvement in 2010-12

Suburban Black student suspensions show little improvement in 2010-12

May. 15 |   In some cases, the disproportionately high rates are growing worse       Second in a series     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   In last week’s edition, the MSR reviewed 2009 suspension data from several suburban...

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

May. 15 |     By Donald Allen Contributing Writer   The Minnesota House of Representatives have enacted a bill attempting to establish a “13th” grade pilot project based in north Minneapolis. The bill, H.F. 1149 is part of an education and...

Northside hoops league starts teaching the game young

Northside hoops league starts teaching the game young

May. 8 |         While the NBA and NHL playoffs are well underway, the NABA is winding down its regular season. The North Area Basketball Association (NABA) has been playing Saturday morning games at North High School since late March....

Minneapolis Public Schools brings on new head of athletics

Minneapolis Public Schools brings on new head of athletics

Apr. 24 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Minneapolis City Conference once was considered the jewel of high school conferences around the state.  Unfortunately, various factors over the years have contributed to its slowly decreasing...

We must produce the schools Minneapolis needs

We must produce the schools Minneapolis needs

Apr. 10 |     By Bernadeia H. Johnson, Ed.D. Guest Commentator   Our world has been changing at a pace that most of us struggle to comprehend. It is full of products and services that simply did not exist a few years ago. We now engage one another...

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...

Way to Grow shows one way to close  the achievement gap

Way to Grow shows one way to close the achievement gap

Mar. 21 | Intensive home program supports students and their families     News Analysis By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Way to Grow Executive Director Carolyn Smallwood is passionate about the community empowerment institution. Sitting in...

MPS revising Black history curriculum

MPS revising Black history curriculum

Feb. 27 |   Mahmoud El-Kati calls for a ‘radical’ change to educating youth     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Following two recent incidents that occurred at Minneapolis high schools — a Black doll hung by the neck from a...