Parents Disheartened Following Another Racial Incident At WashburnMinneapolis Washburn High School is dealing with another incident involving students and a racial slur. This time the hateful words were written in a book.
Mpls. Public Schools To Change Discipline StrategiesThe Minneapolis Public School system is reevaluating how they discipline children. This comes after some alarming numbers got the district some negative attention. Records show minority students and those with special needs are getting harsher punishments than white students. Last year, black students were suspended at a rate more than five times that of white students.
Heat Proves Too Much For Some Minneapolis SchoolsMinneapolis schools tried fans, popsicles, ice and outdoor classes before finally giving in to a late-summer heat wave.
N. Mpls Charter School Closing Amid Allegations A few months ago, it seemed to be a great success story, but now a charter school in north Minneapolis is closing amid bitter feelings and allegations.
Food Fight Turns Into Melee At Mpls. South HighA number of police cars responded to Minneapolis South High School Thursday after an alleged food fight escalated into a melee involving possibly hundreds of students.
Washburn HS Racial Incident Cancels Parent Meeting, Community Still StirringA Minneapolis Public School says they are "deeply disturbed" after a racial incident involving a baby doll occurred last Friday at Washburn High School.
Firearm Found Inside Mpls. School Staff Member's LockerA Seward Montessori Elementary School staff member has been placed on leave after authorities discovered a handgun inside her locker Wednesday, according to a school official.
Reluctance, Annoyance As Mpls Students Move To City Buses When high school students go back to school in Minneapolis in a little more than a week, many of them won't have the option of riding the school bus. Instead they'll have to take the city bus or light rail to school starting Aug. 27.