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Academic time at middle schools

Learn more about increased academic time at middle schools.

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 board approves changes to graduation requirements

The Minneapolis Board of Education on Jan. 13 voted to approve changes to graduation requirements that offer students more flexibility to choose courses that interest them and match their post-secondary plans.

West Metro Education Program (WMEP)

MPS is committed to providing continuity for students and maintaining an interdistrict integration magnet serving the West Metro area.

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.

West Broadway Education and Career Collaborative

Education and workforce partners think outside the box to serve students and job seekers.

Special Education Review

Results of the special education review are now available.

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.

Weather-related school closing information

Learn more about the decision to close schools due to extreme weather.

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.

Equity and Diversity Policy 1304

The Minneapolis Board of Education on Oct. 8 approved a new equity and diversity policy for MPS.

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.

Q Comp

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.

MPS Levy

A levy helps fund important educational programs and services that are not fully funded by the state.

Student Survey

Learn about our annual student survey.

Reports and Data

View information on enrollment, demographics, where students live, graduation rates, and more.

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