Minneapolis Public Schools
Students in Minneapolis Public Schools were some of the first students who headed back to class Monday morning. Most other students in Minnesota will return the day after Labor Day. That means families still have some time to finish their back to school shopping.
Last year, the district’s call center experienced problems with long wait times and some parents’ questions left unanswered. This year, the number of call center staffers doubled from an average of eight to 16. Some also speak different languages to help address issues.
The weeks of playing in the sun and killing afternoons with video games are now over for a number of metro area students. It’s back-to-school time for students attending Minneapolis Public Schools. More than 35,000 are enrolled in the district.
Fifty-nine percent of Minneapolis public school students graduate from high school, a number that is slowly increasing. But there is a program students can attend in the summer that will up those chances to 99 percent.
inneapolis Public Schools is changing the way it provides instruction for children with autism. The district will shift resources so students classified as Level 1 or 2 can get the instruction they need in community schools rather than specialized programs.
Minneapolis Public Schools may soon be getting a new athletics complex. School officials are concerned that the district is falling behind other school districts when it comes to its athletic sites.
While most kids are on Spring Break having fun in the sun, some are spending their days in a classroom. More than 4,000 Minneapolis Public School students opted to spend their time off attending “Spring Break Academy,” a week-long adventure hosted at more than two dozen schools.
Minneapolis Public Schools has a plan to put more money into classrooms but it will impact more than 100 jobs.
A Minneapolis high school will reopen Friday after closing due to an electrical fire. Patrick Henry High School canceled classes and all after school activities Thursday after an electrical fire caused damage to parts of the building.
Classes have been canceled at a Minneapolis high school after a fire broke out overnight, according to Minneapolis Public Schools. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews responded to a call just after 2 a.m. Thursday of a fire at Patrick Henry High School.
Kids see school counselors for a lot of things, from trying to find the best fit for college to a crisis in class or at home.
If you can’t wait for March Madness, then you should’ve been at North High on Saturday, where the Minneapolis Public Schools held their annual District Chess Tournament – a huge draw for students.
Sixteen-year-old Noah Branch from Patrick Henry High School in north Minneapolis has a lot on his plate. He’s not only concerned about his grades, like all students, or possibly finding a prom date — but also the bigger issues plaguing students nowadays.
Classes will resume Thursday at Southwest High School after the Minneapolis high school closed Wednesday due to a “credible threat.”
Hundreds of schools across Minnesota called off classes on Wednesday because of the dangerously cold temperatures. Minneapolis Public Schools are among those deciding to close Wednesday.
Several school districts have cancelled class on Wednesday, including the state’s two largest, Anoka-Hennepin and Minneapolis Public Schools. MPS calls the bitter blast dangerous, citing the cold temperatures, wind chill and safety of students as the reason.
Minneapolis Public Schools will be getting almost $88,000 over two years to help purchase food from local farmers, the school district announced Tuesday.
Embattled 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.
It’s a challenge that schools across the nation are facing, how to make school lunches healthier and tastier. Wednesday in Minneapolis, a group of school lunch directors from several states got together for a culinary boot camp.
At least four rallies are planned in Minnesota in the wake of the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson, Missouri, not to indict officer Darren Wilson and hundreds of students in Minneapolis staged a sit-in to voice their discontent.
Although the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of the state, Minneapolis Public Schools says it doesn’t anticipate canceling class.
Minneapolis Public Schools say they’re seeing progress with new school discipline standards. This fall, Superintendent Bernadia Johnson put an end to non-violent suspensions of students in Pre-Kindergarten through first grade.
Two Democratic state senators face ethics hearings in the coming weeks over Republican allegations that they misused their political positions for personal gain.
Dozens of teenagers who used to be welcome to play sports at Minneapolis Public Schools have now been kicked off their teams, and it’s not because they misbehaved or played poorly.