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Posts tagged with "Minneapolis Public Schools"

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...

Where are all the teachers of color in Mpls and St. Paul schools?

Where are all the teachers of color in Mpls and St. Paul schools?

Nov. 7 | First of a two-part story By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   …In St. Paul 15 percent of teachers are not White, compared to 76 percent of students. In Minneapolis, 17 percent of teachers are not White, compared to 65 percent of students. Minneapolis...

Businesswoman specializes in customized strategies

Businesswoman specializes in customized strategies

Oct. 24 |   By Robin James Contributing Writer   For organizations that want to make a meaningful impact in the marketplace, equip a workforce with new skills, and get better at offering ideas that transcend genres and categories, it isn’t easy....

Poor MPS  test scores show  leadership’s lack of commitment  to students

Poor MPS test scores show leadership’s lack of commitment to students

Oct. 10 |   “We exist to ensure that all students learn” is the mission of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS). Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson states on the MPS website that she believes “more strongly than ever that our top priorities lie in...

Tight security at new MPS headquarters

Tight security at new MPS headquarters

Oct. 3 |   The Minneapolis Public Schools has built a multi-million-dollar Education Service Center to “replace” the old 807 N.E. Broadway Service Center. This “Glass Locked Box” is located at 1250 W. Broadway Avenue. The taxpayers cannot enter...

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...

Park Board leaders, NAACP claim progress

Park Board leaders, NAACP claim progress

Sep. 12 | Some employees find workplace still hostile  By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Since MSR’s January 5 exclusive article on racial discrimination against current and former Black Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) employees, MPRB...

Green Central enters new school year amid controversy

Green Central enters new school year amid controversy

Sep. 12 |     News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   “The Developmental Dual Language [DDL] program at Green [Central School] is a new approach, and starting new things — moving out of a comfort zone — is always a little threatening....

Advertorial – Students look forward to what comes next

Advertorial – Students look forward to what comes next

Jun. 27 |             Congratulations, graduates! Each spring, our preschool students visit kindergarten classrooms to get a sense of what they can expect from the coming year’s big transition. They embrace their day-long challenge...

Segregation again:  Black educators are being purged

Segregation again: Black educators are being purged

Jun. 20 |     Richard Green was the first Black superintendent of the Minneapolis Public Schools who later became chancellor of the New York City Schools. He was an educator’s educator. He earned respect and affection of all involved with education,...