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June 29 2016

AchieveMpls Media Release 

AchieveMpls has received a $750,000 grant from The Pat and Tom Grossman Family Fund to strengthen career support services, particularly for students who are not pursuing four-year college degrees.

June 9 2016

AchieveMpls Media Release

Danielle Grant currently serves as Executive Director for MPS Educational & Cultural Services & Indian Education, where she has led systems-level change to help ensure that all students have the academic, cultural, social-emotional and basic needs support they require to be successful learners.

May 10 2016

by Bonsa, Edison High Class of '16

Senior year is frustrating, and we need someone to push us, to help us build patience when we face bumps and hills so that we can bounce back.

May 5 2016

by Bill Kiffmeyer and Laysha Ward, Edison High Graduation Coaches 

Our journey began two years ago. We met a number of students and then were paired with a soft-spoken young man at Edison High School.

December 2 2015

AchieveMpls Media Release 

The study evaluates eight key performance categories, including resources to enhance public education, long-term financial sustainability, resources invested in programs and human capital (volunteers).