The 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.
Minneapolis schools tried fans, popsicles, ice and outdoor classes before finally giving in to a late-summer heat wave.
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.
A 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.
A Minneapolis Public School says they are “deeply disturbed” after a racial incident involving a baby doll occurred last Friday at Washburn High School.
A 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.
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.