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School, Community Aim To Quell South High Racial Issues

Students involved in a violent food fight at Minneapolis South High School could face criminal charges.

02/15/2013

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Esme’s Blog: The Real Problem With Washburn HS Doll Incident

On Jan. 11, four students at Washburn HS in South Minneapolis hung a dark-skinned doll from a rope in a school stairwell, took pictures of it and posted the images to social networking websites.

01/19/2013

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Washburn HS To Host Meeting After Racial Incident

Minneapolis Public Schools will host a community meeting next month at Washburn High School following a racial incident.

01/18/2013

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School Security Weighs Heavy On Parents’ Minds

The deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary has many parents thinking about the security measures at their child’s school.

12/17/2012

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Mpls. Students Missing State Fair Due To Early Start

Many kids would’ve liked to spend Monday at the Minnesota State Fair, but some gave up their pronto pups and favorite foods on a stick for backpacks and text books.

08/27/2012

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Healthy Changes Coming To School Lunches

This year, students will see some big changes come lunch time. “This is the first in a long time that there’s some real changes in the USDA regulation and it’s across the nation,” said Bertrand Weber, director of culinary and nutrition services for Minneapolis Public Schools.

08/22/2012

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Mpls Schools To Offer Fresh & Locally Grown Foods

Minneapolis Schools are joining the growing list of districts that are reinventing lunch time.

05/07/2012

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Mpls Students Fed Up With Being Underfed At Lunch

Two sixth grade students, Talia Bradley and Antonia Ritter feel too rushed to eat their school lunch at Minneapolis’ Seward Montessori.

04/30/2012

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Kids Receive Free Books To Read During Winter Break

Thousands of kids across the Twin Cities got new books thanks to Target.

12/19/2011

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Lower Proposed Tax Increase For Mpls. Than Expected

Minneapolis Public School leaders are looking for help from taxpayers.

12/06/2011

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Mpls. To Re-Open 3 Schools Due To Growing Enrollment

There have been many stories over the years about schools closing in Minneapolis because of declining enrollment. But today we can report that Minneapolis will re-open three schools because of growing enrollment.

11/30/2011

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Mpls. Schools Consider Moving Students In New Plan

The Minneapolis School Board will begin considering a $40 million plan Tuesday night to move 4,000 students to different schools in the next few years.

11/01/2011

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Study: Foreclosure Crisis Affecting Mpls Public Schools

A local group is saying that big banks, like Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank, aren’t doing enough to help families in foreclosure.

10/10/2011

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Mother Disciplined After Confronting Son’s Bullies

A mother who confronted two boys who bullied her 10-year-old son has been banned from her son’s Minneapolis school and even her son’s bus stop for the rest of the year.

09/21/2011

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Mpls. GRAD Retests Canceled In Shutdown

The government shutdown has led Minneapolis Public Schools to cancel retests required for graduation assessment.

07/13/2011

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