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


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HYPE stands for Helping Youth Promote Empowerment. 

Behavior Standards Policy

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


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2016-17 Budget

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

Superintendent search

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Positive School Wide Engagement Data

Comparison data for the first semester of the 2015-2016 school year is now available for student behavior”

Teacher Negotiations

Negotiations between MPS and MFT are now taking place.

Academic time at middle schools

This year, middle schools will start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:45 p.m. 

Community Partnership Schools

Learn more about how are granting additional autonomy to schools.

Legislative funding

Summary of the 2015 legislative session.


Teacher Negotiations

Negotiations between MPS and MFT are now taking place.


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Superintendent contract approval meeting moved to June

The Minneapolis Board of Education is excited to be closer to having a new superintendent in place at MPS. They knew they had established an aggressive timeline to try to approve a contract with the preferred candidate, Ed Graff, by today. Due to meeting notice requirements, they proactively scheduled today’s meeting in case the process moved quickly. Yesterday they decided to postpone that meeting and approve the contract at the June meeting.

Great things cookin’ in the MPS kitchens

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Culinary & Nutrition Services has won Best of Show for Food Management magazine’s 2016 Best Concept Awards. Through its innovative food truck, Farm to School program, True Food Chef Council, MN Thursdays local lunches and push to decentralize kitchens, MPS Culinary & Nutrition Services is leading the way as a national model for school nutrition.

Stop the hate and spread the hope

Fresh off the release of their critically acclaimed book, “Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from a Minneapolis High School,” the students of Wellstone International High School are continuing their efforts to transform the world through reflection and action. “Stop the Hate & Spread the Hope” is a multimedia exhibit created by Wellstone students to share their stories and effect change.

Minneapolis Board of Education selects Ed Graff as preferred Superintendent candidate

The Minneapolis Board of Education has selected Ed Graff as the preferred candidate to be the next Superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools. The Board will begin contract negotiations and hopes to finalize a contract by Friday, May 27.