The contract talks started in June but have been closed since a mediator became involved in October.
Updated: February 28, 2014, - 11:40 PM
The Minneapolis streets stand out for bike accidents, and they run parallel to the Midtown Greenway dedicated bike route.
Updated: February 21, 2014, - 10:25 PM
Minority students improved notably, but still lagged behind white peers.
Updated: February 20, 2014, - 05:26 AM
At close to 13,000 kids, black students form the largest student bloc in Minneapolis schools, where almost four out of five American-born black students are not proficient in reading and only one in three graduates on time.
Updated: February 19, 2014, - 11:13 AM
Superintendent used authority to grant $17,000 to CEO, lobbyist.
Updated: February 19, 2014, - 05:28 AM
Voluntary Saturday and spring-break classes are designed to compensate for bad-weather cancellations.
Updated: February 12, 2014, - 10:13 AM
Abdirizak Haji Hussein, 89, lived in Minneapolis after leading his nation through its turbulent early days.
Updated: February 01, 2014, - 07:03 PM
The “newcomer classrooms” are a concentrated effort to jump-start the adjustment of Somali students in American schools. The program is aimed at Somalis, but the concept could be adapted to any immigrant group.
Updated: January 25, 2014, - 06:41 AM
The ex-Minneapolis mayor said he’d suffered no permanent heart damage and was feeling better than he had in years, and in fact may have suffered more heart damage at his junior prom.
Updated: January 21, 2014, - 05:37 AM