The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board is looking for a Director of Projects. The Director of Projects will be responsible for oversight of the Minneapolis Afterschool Network and the Positive Corridors for Youth Project as well as new projects that may develop. To find out more about the position, click on the document below.
StarTribune - Dozens of protesters rallied Tuesday against plans for a juvenile facility for teenage criminal offenders in Hennepin and Ramsey counties, saying they preferred to place the youths in community-based programs instead.
Huffington Post - Criticisms of the Common Core curriculum have mostly centered on its staunch adherence to keeping things new, fresh and relevant. English classrooms are now asked to tether their readings to current events, rather than focusing on timeless works, for fear of losing students’ interest.
KARE 11 - Kids’ Hair stylist Tonya Lindholm sizes up her tiny client- four year old Roman. “Has he sat in the chair?” she asks Roman’s mom, Britnie Siedow.
MPR - The St. Paul school board is ready to take the next step toward changing school start times, but it's not at all clear what those changes will be.
Pioneer Press - If you’re shopping for technology-related products and wondering if any are, well, Minnesotan, you’re in luck.
MPR - This week, The Thread is sharing some of our favorite books of the year. Below are our favorites from the "Young Adult" shelf — but remember, a label's just a label. These are thrilling read for teenagers and anyone who has ever been a teenager.
KSTP - Students in St. Paul got to see a special visitor Monday.
Huffington Post - After President-elect Donald Trump’s victory, one teacher in New Jersey set out to ensure all of her students, no matter their identity, felt welcomed in her classroom.
StarTribune - One hand touched the wooden cross, then another. Soon, about 250 Mounds View High School students were linked to the two crosses and each other in a human chain, connected by their pain over the death of two classmates.
MPR - This week, The Thread is sharing some of our favorite books of the year. We're starting small, with our favorite books for young readers.
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.
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.
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