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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,...

Education versus learning: the war against Black students

Education versus learning: the war against Black students

Jun. 6 |     By Donald W.R. Allen, II Guest Commentator   The Minneapolis Public Schools has become a school system that isn’t able to successfully engage and teach students of color, as seen by declining enrollment and low graduations rates...

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...

The best gift for our students: supporting their education

The best gift for our students: supporting their education

Dec. 14 |     As we enter the holiday season and the season of giving, I wanted to reach out to our families and friends in Minneapolis. The best gift that a child can receive is your support in his or her pursuit of a high-quality education experience. There...

Educators urged to partner with families

Educators urged to partner with families

Nov. 16 |    North High hosted top national expert on community engagement       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A productive school involves effective family and community partnerships, a leading community engagement expert said last...