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NPR - If there's one rule that most parents cling to in the confusing, fast-changing world of kids and media, it's this one: No screens before age 2.
MPR - Shelly Smith knows the importance of a college education for daughter, Selena. She also knows the steep price to get it.
StarTribune - Shakopee public school officials are daring to break away from the pack to pilot their own drug prevention and community policing initiative.
Huffington Post - Young athletes across the country have joined Colin Kaepernick’s effort to stand up against police brutality by taking a knee during the national anthem. For one team of young players in Beaumont, Texas, doing so may have cost them the rest of their season.
StarTribune - Not too long ago, Rashad Turner might have been at Edina City Hall, speaking out against police mistreatment of a black man, just like the 150 or so people who showed up at a meeting Tuesday night.
StarTribune - After weeks of dropping hints, Minneapolis schools Superintendent Ed Graff delivered his first concrete plans on Tuesday for how he will reshape the Minneapolis Public Schools.
Pioneer Press - Words failed 18-year-old Annie Vue when she tried to tell her parents that she had been voted onto her high school homecoming court.
KSTP - Wisconsin has the widest high school graduation rate gap between white and black students in the nation.
Huffington Post - Instead of picking one of the outfits her parents chose for her for school picture day, 3-year-old Kaylieann Steinbach went for something a bit more super.
Huffington Post - The NAACP board of directors voted Saturday to confirm a resolution that recommends an end to the expansion of charter schools, which currently educate about 6 percent of the nation’s public school students. The controversial move has angered charter school activists and faced criticism from the editorial boards at The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Rainbow Research recently completed its evaluation of the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board's Outreach Team. During the 2015-16 school year Rainbow Research assessed the youth workers abilities interact, engage, challenge and impact the lives of youth and staff at Anwatin, Franklin and Northeast Middle Schools as well as Henry High School.
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board