'Grandma Ruth,' 105, Takes Volunteerism To A Whole New Level"Grandma Ruth" Knelman is 105-years-old, and has spent her free time working with kindergartners for 32 years at the same school. You will find her each Tuesday at Jefferson Community School in Minneapolis.
New Timeline In Minneapolis Superintendent SearchThe Minneapolis school district has set a new timeline for hiring its next superintendent.
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.
Guy On A Bike: Bikes As Tools For LearningBetsy Stretch is a self-proclaimed bike geek, and proud of it. So, when the MN Department of Education began implementing engineering science standards for middle school students, she used bicycles as a teaching tool in her classes at Marcy Open.
Mpls. Board Of Education Meets To Discuss Superintendent SearchThe Minneapolis Board of Education will meet Tuesday night with plans to discuss the search for a new superintendent. In the past week, Interim Superintendent Michael Goar requested to have his name be withdrawn from consideration for the job.
Search For Mpls. Superintendent Back At Square OneThe search continues for a permanent superintendent of the Minneapolis School District after the interim dropped out of the race. Michael Goar withdrew his name from consideration but will stay as interim superintendent until someone else is picked.
Mpls. Interim Superintendent Goar Withdraws CandidacyThe search for a new Minneapolis Public Schools superintendent will continue with one less candidate. Interim Superintendent Michael Goar sent a letter to the school board requesting that his name be withdrawn from consideration, which they respectfully accepted.
Groups Seek To Grade Minneapolis On Racial Equity Report CardCommunity outreach groups announced a new plan Thursday to highlight what they call a lack of racial equity in Minneapolis.
Search Continues For New Superintendent Of Minneapolis Public SchoolsThe school board voted unanimously to end contract negotiations with their top candidate, Dr. Sergio Paez, Tuesday night.
Mpls. Teen Faces Felony Assault Charge For Principal AttackAn 18-year-old Minneapolis student faces assault charges after allegedly attacking her school principal last month, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Lashawnte Simone Bright was charged Wednesday in a juvenile petition with a count of third-degree assault and a count of fourth-degree assault on a school official.
Paez Out As Minneapolis Schools Superintendent CandidateSergio Paez was named the preferred candidate for the job in December. Two days later, an advocacy group released a report alleging staff at a school in Paez's former district in Holyoke, Massachusetts physically abused students during his tenure.
Student Attack Leaves Mpls. Principal With ConcussionThe latest assault by a student left Minneapolis school principal Monica Fabre healing from a concussion.