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    Join the Propel SEL Professional Learning Community

    The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board invites you to join the Propel SEL Professional Learning Community!

    Propel SEL is a 12-month action learning project for 2-4 person teams from organizations that offer out-of-school youth development and mentoring programs for youth in grades 6-12 in the nine county metro area. The goal is to increase the amount intentional  social-emotional learning practices in each team's organization.

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    Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump's decision to end DACA

    MPR A federal judge in California late Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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    Minneapolis school board trims 2 days from academic year

    Star Tribune - Minneapolis school board members voted Tuesday night to scrap the last two days of the school year.

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    Ground Level: On a cold morning, a conversation about race and hope

    MPR - On a bitterly cold morning, 50 or so people gathered at Farview Park Recreation Center in north Minneapolis for a conversation about hope.

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    School desegregation case goes to state Supreme Court

    MPR - A case claiming persistent school segregation effectively denies Minnesota children an adequate education went before the state Supreme Court Tuesday. Here's what you need to know:

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    Melvin Carter proposes $50 college savings account for every St. Paul child

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    Why Kids Across The U.S. Are Writing Books About Female Heroes

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    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 2017 - 2018 School Year

    On Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 the Minneapolis Youth Congress welcomed in its 2017-18 cohort at its 11th annual Oath of Office held at City Hall. Over 40 youth were sworn in at the ceremony that night, with the help of Judge David Piper and MPS Board of Education Director Don Samuels.

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