Monthly Archives: September 2014

Minneapolis Public Schools Bans Suspensions of Younger Students

Citing concerns about that suspensions for nonviolent behaviors are used disproportionally with Black students, Minneapolis Public Schools has banned the use of suspensions with younger students. For more information follow the link http://www.minnpost.com/learning-curve/2014/09/mps-suspension-ban-youngest-students-part-effort-reduce-glaring-racial-dispar

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Minneapolis Public Schools: Office of Black Male Achievement

In an effort to improve the performance and outcomes of black male students, Minneapolis Public Schools has created a department to focus specifically on services and interventions for black males. Please follow the link to learn more. http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/obmsa.html

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