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Immunizations Needed for School

Find out what immunizations (shots) your student needs to start school and what clinics offer these shots.

Athletics Department Update

You are invited to learn about updates to the MPS Athletics Program for the 2018-2019 school year, including district athletics leadership status, recommendations to make our program more accessible to all students and proposed changes in participation fees and ticket protocols.

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Minneapolis sees graduation rate increases, commits to making progress for all students

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) saw graduation rates rise districtwide. Nearly 70% percent of Minneapolis students graduated in four years, the highest graduation rate of the past decade. Districtwide, the four-year graduation rate for 2018 was 69%, and the average seven-year rate was 76%. 

“Love Them First” documentary offers firsthand look into successes and challenges at North Minneapolis school

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) has a great story to tell, and over the course of the 2017-18 school year, allowed KARE11 news unprecedented access into Lucy Craft Laney Community School to help share the realities of education in an urban school district. What started as a series of news stories on Lucy Laney morphed into a documentary chronicling the ups and downs of life in the North Minneapolis elementary school.

Minneapolis Board of Education renews contract with Superintendent Ed Graff

The Minneapolis Board of Education voted tonight to extend for another three years the contract of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Superintendent Ed Graff. Hired in 2016 after two unsuccessful superintendent searches, Graff has been a stabilizing force at MPS and set the district on a strong path forward. He received a favorable review when the Board evaluated his performance in October.

Orbit you won’t want to miss this weekend’s robotics tournament!

This weekend, more than 1,600 students from Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will work to send humans to new heights using robots…it’ll be out of this world! Students in grades four through eight will participate in the MPS Regional FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Tournament, while all students in kindergarten through eighth grade will showcase their skills in the MPS Robotics Exhibition