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
Backing of 25 teachers makes the German immersion school the state’s only unionized charter.
Updated: January 15, 2014, - 11:38 PM
If Doug Mann’s name is familiar, it’s likely because he was one of 35 candidates in Minneapolis’ mayoral race last year.
Updated: January 14, 2014, - 02:11 AM
Over the past two years, suspensions have declined in the state’s second-largest school district precisely because of the sorts of actions now suggested by the federal government.
Updated: January 12, 2014, - 09:12 PM