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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...

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...

Financial aid workshops, free ACT exams to boost college applications

Financial aid workshops, free ACT exams to boost college applications

Feb. 20 | Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is sending a strong message to students, families, staff members and the community that we believe it is imperative that all students be prepared for college, career and life. Providing more students with the right...

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...

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...

Minneapolis: A Tale of Two Cities

Minneapolis: A Tale of Two Cities

Nov. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new Minneapolis Foundation report claims that racial disparities and other factors have essentially changed Minneapolis into “two cities” — one for the haves and another for the have-nots....