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    In historic change, Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

    MPREmbracing a historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.


    St. Thomas makes college more accessible

    KARE 11 - The University of St. Thomas is doing its part to help close the achievement gap in Minnesota.


    How This Native Educator Is Keeping A Tribal Language Alive

    Huffington PostOn the Omaha Native American reservation in northeastern Nebraska, one educator is working hard to keep the tribal language alive by helping kids to learn it in school.


    Boy banned from Minnesota school dance competition — and group might sue

    Pioneer PressA nonprofit legal foundation is threatening to sue the Minnesota State High School League on behalf of a 15-year-old boy who was barred from participating in a girls high school dance championship last December.


    Minneapolis Public Schools forecasts $33 million deficit

    Star TribuneMinneapolis Public Schools is facing a $33 million deficit for next school year, officials say, another blow for a district that has grappled with back-to-back multimillion-dollar shortfalls.


    5 Young Native Americans On What Indigenous Peoples Day Means To Them

    Huffington Post - On Monday, as people across the country celebrated the controversial Columbus Day holiday, young Native Americans in Los Angeles marked Indigenous Peoples Day for the first time in their city.


    After 3 years under ISIS, Mosul's children go back to school

    MPR - The recess bell rings at the Akha elementary school in Mosul and children come thundering out of the classroom. It's the first day of school.​​​​​​


    How teachers and schools can help when bad stuff happens

    MPR - Fred Rogers, the beloved children's television host, used to tell a story about when he would see scary things in the news as a child. His mother would reassure him by saying: "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."


    Clueless consumers motivate agriculture educators to reach more students

    MPRBrown cows don't produce chocolate milk.

    Most farms in the U.S. don't consist of a red barn, a cow, a horse, a pig, a few chickens and some corn growing in the background, as children's books suggest.


    U of M exhibit opens window on school's history of discrimination

    MPRAn exhibit at the University of Minnesota has uncovered an uncomfortable past.


    U of M students form group after citizenship program suspended

    MPR - A new advisory committee at the University of Minnesota aims to help international students who are uncertain of their futures after the federal program they were involved in to gain citizenship was suspended.


    YCB Outreach Team

    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.

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    The Minneapolis Youth Congress Inducts New Members For The 2016-2017 School Year

    MYC Oath of Office 2016

    The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board and the Minneapolis Youth Congress welcomed its 2016-17 cohort on Nov. 3, 2016. Youth ages 12-18 joined an elite group of teens focused on creating change in the City of Minneapolis. In attendance were City Council Member Cam Gordon, Judge David Piper and Mayor Betsy Hodges.

    Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board

    Together, Better.