Join us today at Sibley Park from 5:30-7:30pm for Positive Corridors for Youth training around the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood.
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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Star Tribune - Kids whose families fall behind on school lunch payments should not be shamed over the money due, and districts employing hard-line tactics could run the risk of having state aid withheld from them, a state lawmaker said Tuesday.
MPR - A New York Times analysis, found that African-Americans and Latinos are two of the most underrepresented groups at top universities in the United States. In fact, the percentage of first year students who are African-American or Latino at elite colleges has barely budged in more than 30 years.
Star Tribune - Picky eaters were few and far between in a cafeteria full of the city’s youngest food critics.
KARE 11 - The students at Lucy Laney Elementary in Minneapolis took over the KMOJ radio airwaves last week.
MPR - Antonio Varney stands 6 feet tall, 149 pounds. He's 16, lanky, quiet. A few guys call him The Beast.
MPR - Last year, Kiara Raquel was launching her natural skin care line when she made a discovery that would change the way she does business.
Huffington Post - Ryan Parry was dismayed when he started his career as a high school special education math teacher 19 years ago. While general education classrooms at Covina High School in this town in the Valley east of Los Angeles were stocked with algebra and geometry books, Parry was given a book that covered only basic math. He remembers thinking it looked like a book you’d find in an elementary school, with a picture of the numbers 1 through 9 written in the sand of a beach on the cover.
Huffington Post - About a third of the students with disabilities who enroll in a four-year college or university graduate within eight years. For those that enroll in two-year schools, the outcomes aren’t much better: 41 percent, according to federal data.
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