Minneapolis School District
As 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.
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.
A 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.
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.
Monday 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.
The Minneapolis School District has finally reached a contract agreement with its teachers.
For a second straight day, public school students in Minneapolis and St. Paul were again taking advantage of rare snow days.