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Author shares stories of successful education models

Author shares stories of successful education models

Oct. 23 | Educator says politics should be secondary to educating students   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Dr. Patricia Moore Harbour Any form of meaningful school reform should include all stakeholders, including students, says Dr. Patricia Moore...

MPS settles lawsuit, establishes fund to compensate students

MPS settles lawsuit, establishes fund to compensate students

Sep. 18 | Classes taught by unlicensed teachers led some to lose required credits   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will establish a compensatory fund for former Broadway High School students to settle a class-action...

Schools seek remedies to racial suspension gap

Schools seek remedies to racial suspension gap

Jun. 12 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Black students nationwide are suspended at least twice more frequently than any other student group and up to three times more often in many Twin Cities metro area urban and suburban school...

Black school suspensions twice the population rates  in St. Paul suburbs

Black school suspensions twice the population rates in St. Paul suburbs

Jun. 5 |   Claims of progress challenged         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   FIFTH IN A SERIES   According to 2010-11 and 2011-12 Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) suspension data, nine of 11 St. Paul suburban school...

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...

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...

Black suspensions more than double other students’ in suburban schools

Black suspensions more than double other students’ in suburban schools

May. 8 |     Hopkins students feel disrespected by school officials   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     On April 26, Black Hopkins high school students walked out during the school’s last hour of the day. They complained of unfair...

Addressing EBD through special education

Addressing EBD through special education

Jul. 11 |     Parents have a say in deciding their child’s classroom setting     Thus far in this series, we have talked about children’s challenging behaviors: what’s typical, when to be concerned, strategies to work with the school...