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Summer Session 2017 Student Survey

Share your thoughts about Summer Session 2017.


Citywide student government

CityWide Student Government is known for its dynamic student leaders who represent their schools and the school district.


H.Y.P.E. Council

HYPE stands for Helping Youth Promote Empowerment. 

Behavior Standards Policy

We want to create a culture where every student has the opportunity to thrive.


MPS implements new elementary literacy curriculum

MPS is implementing its new Pre-K–5 standards-based literacy curricula starting August 2017. Literacy materials are culturally relevant and focused on the “Big Five” of literacy acquisition: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and text comprehension.

2017-18 Budget

At Minneapolis Public Schools, we are committed to using our resources in a way that’s best for our students.

MPS Guidebook

Learn more about our schools by viewing the guidebook above, or click here for a printable version.

Community Partnership Schools

Learn more about how we are granting additional autonomy to schools.



Learn about volunteer opportunities in the Minneapolis Public Schools.

Facilities Use

Learn more about reserving space in the schools.

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MPS Takes Active Steps to Reduce Costs

Effective immediately, we have implemented hiring restrictions and travel guidelines. 

Teacher Contract Negotiations: Stronger Together

Minneapolis Public Schools’ contract negotiation sessions with the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) is underway. Visit our Negotiations page to learn more about the negotiation sessions, see the proposals and learn about our negotiations core beliefs. 

MPS celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month continues through Oct. 15. We are proud to celebrate the history, culture, and contribution of our Hispanic community.
Statement from Superintendent Graff on today’s announcement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Superintendent Ed Graff released a statement regarding today’s decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals:
"Today I know that many MPS employees, students and families are experiencing fear, uncertainty, anger and disappointment. Please know you continue to have the support of MPS as the implications of today’s announcement unfold. Please know you can come to work or school tomorrow and receive the same support and educational services that you did before this decision was announced. We continue to believe the words of our Board of Education, which stated in January that the role of a school district is not to ask about the citizenship or immigration status of any of its students or families. Our role is to educate students and we can only do that if our students and employees feel safe..." Read more.