Mpls. Public Schools Reports High Graduation Rates; St. Paul Remains SteadyA report from the school district says more than 64 percent of MPS students graduated within four years, up 5 percent from last year. The report also says graduation rates are up across all student groups.
Dr. Sergio Paez Named Superintendent For Minneapolis Public SchoolsThe Minneapolis Board of Education has picked a Massachusetts candidate as the next superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools. After a nearly 10-month search, the board on Monday selected Sergio Paez.
MPS Superintendent Candidates NamedThe search is on for the next superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools. Six candidates are in the running. Their names will be revealed later Monday at a district meeting.
Bernadeia Johnson Resigns As MPS SuperintendentEmbattled Minneapolis Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson has abruptly resigned. The Minneapolis School Board accepted Johnson's resignation at its meeting Tuesday. Johnson, who did not attend the meeting, plans to stay in her position through the end of January.
New Study Sheds Light On Sex Trafficking In Mpls.It's an ugly business. A new study by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Women's Foundation reveals local victims of sex trafficking are recruited in places we like to think are safe havens.
School Superintendents Push Lawmakers For More Affordable HousingRepresentatives from some of the state's largest school districts say there are more homeless children now than ever before. Superintendents from St. Paul and Minneapolis schools joined lawmakers on Wednesday to push for $100 million for more affordable housing.
Jump In Enrollment Prompting Plan For Minneapolis SchoolsThe Minneapolis Public School District is expected to grow by more than 3,000 kids over the next five years. That means some big changes are going to have to take place to keep up with all the new students.
After Just Days On The Job, New Washburn HS Principal Dismissed Just weeks before the start of the school year, there is another shake-up in leadership at Minneapolis Wasburn High School. Patrick Exner has been dismissed as principal after less than a week on the job after being accused of altering test scores for three students at his previous school, Ubah Medical Academy.
School Year Starts For Minneapolis StudentsThis Monday marks the first day back in the classroom for thousands of kids in the Twin Cities. It's the first day of school in Minneapolis.
Mpls Students Fed Up With Being Underfed At LunchTwo sixth grade students, Talia Bradley and Antonia Ritter feel too rushed to eat their school lunch at Minneapolis’ Seward Montessori.
North High School Has Plans To Add More StudentsA Minneapolis high school that was set to be phased out may actually get more students next year.
Mpls. Teachers' Contract Had $3.7 Million ErrorThe new teachers' contract will cost Minneapolis millions more than expected.