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Directiva Escolar de las Escuelas Públicas de Minneapolis
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Structure of the Minneapolis Public Schools, Board of Education
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Police presence on School Grounds

By: Iris Altamirano   This past weekend on our weekly La Raza radio show, Graduando Latinos, our guest, Kenneth Eban of Students for Education Reform came to speak about the School to Prison pipeline. This “pipeline” is a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal […]

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Significant Power Player Changes in Minneapolis Public Schools

Author: Iris Altamirano In addition to the new leadership change for the District when the outgoing board hired Superintendent Ed Graff (http://board.mpls.k12.mn.us/graff), the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) and Educational Support Professionals (ESPs) Local 59 both elected new presidential union leadership in Michele Weiss (MFT) and Shaun Ladan (ESPs) respectively. The 2016 Minneapolis Board of […]

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Animate the Race: Refusal to Answer a Question and Invited to Leave

November 3, 2016 The purpose of the forum was to provide a space for school board candidates to answer questions generated by community.   One candidate refused to answer the second question which was: We harvest many good things here in the great state of Minnesota, what do you intend to harvest from your potential […]

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Interview with Josh Reimnitz, District 4

Meet the School Board Candidates Interview with Josh Reimnitz, District 4 We will start this week by interviewing Josh Reimnitz who is running in district 4 in the central western part of the city. Please explain what makes you qualified to be a good decision maker about education policies for students and their parents, educators […]

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Interview with Bob Walser, District 4

Meet the School Board Candidates THE RACE FOR THE MINNEAPOLIS SCHOOL BOARD COULD BE ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTIONS THIS NOVEMBER 8TH Challenge the Education Code This November Minneapolis voters will be asked to elect the members for the Minneapolis School Board. This week we interviewed  Bob Walser, who is running agaisnt Josh Reimnitz […]

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Interview with Doug Mann

Meet the School Board Candidates Challenge the Education Code This November Minneapolis voters will be asked to elect the members for the Minneapolis School Board. This week we  interviewed  Doug Mann,  who is running against Kim Ellison for the  school board at a large. Please explain what makes you qualified to be a good decision […]

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Interview with Kim Ellison

Meet the School Board Candidates Challenge the Education Code This week we  interviewed  Kim Ellison,  who is running against Doug Mann for the  school board at a large. We  asked questions that address the needs of Latino kids, immigrant kids, and kids that don’t speak English at home. Please explain what makes you qualified to […]

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Interview with Kerry Jo

Meet the School Board candidates Challenge the Education Code This November Minneapolis voters will be asked to elect the members for the Minneapolis School Board. This week we  interviewed  Kerry Jo,  who is running against Kim Caprini in district 2 . Please explain what makes you qualified to be a good decision maker about education […]

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