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April 26 2017

Candace is a busy college senior who's well on her way to earning her teaching license and master's degree in education at the University of Minnesota. She's also one of our dedicated Graduation Coach at her alma mater, Edison High School. 

March 20 2017

Nine blue-collar, private-sector union workers – carpenters, electricians, iron workers, concrete finishers and glaziers – connected with Roosevelt students at our recent Career Readiness Initiative speed-networking event.

March 8 2017

by Matt Norris, STEP-UP Achieve Manager of Employer Engagement

It’s so easy to say “no. But the stories of our STEP-UP Achieve supervisors, including those in our new video, show why it’s so important to say “yes.”

March 1 2017

If you're a MPS teacher or staff member, nominate a colleague for a MELA award! Grants up to $10K are available for innovative school and classroom projects. 

February 15 2017

This remarkable Wellstone International High School grad is a student at St. Catherine University and a representative for The Malala Fund