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July 16 2020

Kudos to our president and CEO Danielle Grant, who is among 52 women to be honored by the Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal in 2020 for their professional achievements and contributions to the Twin Cities community.

July 8 2020

In partnership with our EDTalks partners at the Citizens League, this year we're focusing on Black and Brown voices in the K-12 education, equity and youth development spaces.

July 7 2020

This summer we're busy managing Step Up Youth Employment Program internships with the City of Minneapolis, preparing for our fall career and college readiness programs with students and volunteers, and ensuring that our work of administering Minneapolis Public Schools funds and other critical operations continues uninterrupted. We remain “open” and available via phone, email and social media and will respond to your inquiries as quickly as possible.

June 29 2020

A new $4 million, three-year Cargill Foundation grant will support Minneapolis Public Schools STEM programs and AchieveMpls high school career and college readiness programs

June 10 2020

Ten MPS teachers and staff received a combined $75,000 for projects that will impact student achievement, student voice and school communities.