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Posts Tagged ‘Minneapolis Public Schools’

Minneapolis Public Schools unresponsive to mother of abused daughter

Minneapolis Public Schools unresponsive to mother of abused daughter

With little to no community outcry, the mother of a fifth grader, sexually attacked on an elementary school playground is still seeking remedy from the Minneapolis Public Schools. With the recent MPS budget SNAFU, one could argue if our babies and children do not count; what makes you think the Minneapolis Public Schools administration can [...]

You can’t be what you don’t see: Minneapolis Public Schools dismisses the future

You can’t be what you don’t see: Minneapolis Public Schools dismisses the future

Who represents education for children of color in the Minneapolis Public Schools? Is it Alfred Flowers and his Community Standards Initiatives (CSI) program? If this is the case, our children will continue to head down the rabbit hole making the pipeline to nothingness the only obtainable goal.  "The future can be lost for children of color [...]

More parents step forward about abuse in the Minneapolis Public Schools

More parents step forward about abuse in the Minneapolis Public Schools

Editors Note: A concerned parent sent this message to IBNN NEWS. This  note is published unedited. IBNN NEWS is encouraging all parents to mail their complaints about a particular school to ibnnnews@gmail.com. By: A Minneapolis Public School Parent (Name withheld to protect the students privacy) I had a son at a Minneapolis Public [...]

West’s wait: WAPS board to decide on superintendent offer Thursday

West’s wait: WAPS board to decide on superintendent offer Thursday

IBNN editors note: “Why can’t Minneapolis get a Stephen West? I’ll tell you, he’s too right for MPS educational system.” Winona Area Public Schools superintendent candidate finalist Stephen West visits with students and staff Friday at an early-childhood class in Eden Prairie, West's current district. The WAPS school board is [...]

Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers (MABL) attempt Jedi mind trick in honoring Minneapolis Public Schools superintendent Dr. Bernadeia Johnson for “Closing the achievement gap…WTF?”

Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers (MABL) attempt Jedi mind trick in honoring Minneapolis Public Schools superintendent Dr. Bernadeia Johnson for “Closing the achievement gap…WTF?”

Relates stories: If we only cared when MPS students get bad grades and test scores Poor MPS test scores show leadership’s lack of commitment to student’s Minneapolis Public Schools – Still Lazy after all these years   By Donald Allen, Editor-in-Chief  - The Independent Business News Network Bernadeia Johnson, superintendent [...]

What is going on with the Minneapolis Public Schools?

What is going on with the Minneapolis Public Schools?

Tune in Saturday to the award-winning program The Ron and Don Show as we examine and explain why something must be done now to the Minneapolis Public Schools lack-luster administration. It's hot outside and the schools have no air condition. To listen at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 31 click here.  Related Story: Open Letter to Chris [...]

Does Minnesota Need a “13th” Grade?

Does Minnesota Need a “13th” Grade?

Finding ways to keep black students behind the curve. If it does not happen by white men, there are black men and women who will step in. by Donald Allen, Editor-in-Chief – OurBlackNews.com and The Independent Business News Network Minneapolis, MN - The Minnesota House of Representatives have enacted a bill attempting to establish a [...]

Boutique Engagement: Children Affected by Educational Disasters

Boutique Engagement: Children Affected by Educational Disasters

Tune into Saturday, April 27. 2013 at 3 p.m. (CST) to ON POINT with co-hosts Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen as they discuss the latest in news and information. This is a special 90-minute program to deal with "Who is really black in Minnesota."  Click here to listen. by Donald Allen, Editor-in-Chief - OurBlackNews.com Samuels and [...]

Why the Minneapolis Urban League’s 13th Grade is a Bad Idea

Why the Minneapolis Urban League’s 13th Grade is a Bad Idea

Our children's Education is much more important then your doomed "pilot program." (photo: Art) The press release about the MUL’s 13th Grade proposal states, “Growing numbers of Minneapolis youth leave high school lacking a defined career path or the basic skills required for employment.” Is it the Minneapolis Urban League’s problem or [...]

Minneapolis Public Schools: Problems of defining race, culture and identity for Somali’s and Blacks

Minneapolis Public Schools: Problems of defining race, culture and identity for Somali’s and Blacks

Black American Students overlooked. (photo: mukiyi-colorijo.blogspot.com) “I also blame Congressman Keith “Poor excuse for the 5th CD” Ellison - a Negro American, himself - who has done little or next to nothing in requiring Somalis to have any acknowledgement of the contributions of his own ethnic peoples in this country. He never [...]

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