Lawsuit Accuses Mpls., St. Paul Schools Of Segregating StudentsA lawsuit has been filed against the state of Minnesota demanding desegregation at Minneapolis and St. Paul schools. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday morning in Hennepin County District Court, challenges what it calls unlawful and unconstitutional segregation in the Twin Cities.
School Year Begins For Many MN StudentsAs the last handful of days in August wind down, that marks the end of summer and the beginning of another school year. Monday is the first day of school for a number of students around Minnesota, including Minneapolis Public Schools, the state's largest district.
Minneapolis Teachers Reach Contract Agreement The Minneapolis school district and its teachers' union have reached a tentative contract agreement. The district and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers say they reached the deal Saturday after what they said were "three consecutive days of productive talks." Negotiations had begun last June.
Community Group Denounces Hot Conditions In Mpls. SchoolsA community group organized a news conference this afternoon to denounce the conditions in Minneapolis schools. The focus was on schools that don't have air conditioning.
Minneapolis School Will Be Open, Despite Heat Despite oppressive heat, Minneapolis public schools again will be open Tuesday. The Minneapolis School District kicked off the new school year Monday as Twin Cities temperatures soared to a record 97 degrees.
School Lunch Food Prices Up From Last YearMonday marked the first day of school for kids in the Minneapolis School District. While parents may have already noticed an increase in the cost of school supplies, a new report shows you can also expect price hikes when packing your kids’ lunchbox.
Mpls. Schools Reach Contract Agreement With TeachersThe Minneapolis School District has finally reached a contract agreement with its teachers.
Schools Re-Open After Two-Day ShutdownFor a second straight day, public school students in Minneapolis and St. Paul were again taking advantage of rare snow days.