Action Alert: Important information regarding Governor Dayton’s education funding.
Harrison Educational Center
We have also recently announced a new vision for Harrison Educational Center. The design of a new Harrison program requires drastic changes, both in program structure and roles and responsibilities of school staff.
MPS releases calendar for 2015-16
Each year we work to develop a school calendar that balances the needs of families, schools and community members with the educational requirements for our students.
Office of Black Male Student Achievement
We have established the Office of Black Male Student Achievement, a new department dedicated to accelerating academic strategies and narrowing the achievement gap.
Strategic Plan: Imagine MPS in 2020
MPS is working on an updated Strategic Plan, a document that will articulate our goals and priorities from 2014 to 2020. The plan will create a clear framework for efforts to accelerate student achievement and eliminate the gaps in educational outcomes between MPS student groups.
Behavior Standards Policy
The new Behavior Standards Policy will positively impact all students—those who are struggling and those who are not. Training and resources for our instructional staff members will support more effective learning environments across the board, enhance classroom management practices and also help to redirect behaviors positively.
Five-Year Enrollment Plan
Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) has proposed a five-year plan to strengthen schools through enrollment strategies.
Report on Academic Progress
We are committed to our academic transformation efforts. The Shift campaign brings urgency to increase outcomes for students and improve district operations to support schools. One strategy is to improve instruction in core subjects by fully implementing Focused Instruction. Together with the expansion of successful targeted interventions, we can change the performance trajectory for many of our students.
Quality Compensation, or Q Comp, is an exciting opportunity for MPS to take advantage of $9.17 million in state and local funding this year. Its purpose is to support teachers as they work to advance outcomes for students.
A levy helps fund important educational programs and services that are not fully funded by the state.
Reports and Data
View information on enrollment, demographics, where students live, graduation rates, and more.