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    Summer Student Go-To Passes

    Summer Student Passes are here!  High school students can get unlimited rides on buses and trains up to a $3 fare* and you can ride anytime between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day of the week. Passes are valid from June 1 through Sept. 5.

     

    IN THE NEWS

    Dr. Mae Jemison on the need for science literacy

    MPR - Physician, astronaut and engineer Dr. Mae Jemison says everybody needs to be "science literate" to think their way through the day, and be a contributing member of society.

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    Three Rivers Park District's camp for autistic kids grows in popularity

    Star Tribune - At a special west metro summer camp, kids are learning not just outdoor skills, but also social skills they may struggle with each day.

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    The 395 Kids Philando Castile Left Behind

    Huffington Post - It was a few weeks after his death in July 2016 when Sakki Selznick learned that her daughter had been giving imaginary high-fives to Philando Castile.

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    Metro Transit, Second Harvest Heartland promote free summer meals

    KARE 11 - For most kids and teens, summer is a time for fun and freedom, but for a half-million kids in Minnesota, summer is a season without.

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    Kickstarter Aims To Give Book On Black Boy Joy To Public Schools

    Huffington Post At some point in their lives, black men are forced to realize that no matter what they do, some people will never see their humanity.

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    4-H Students Take on Agriculture Challenges in Their Community

    KSTP - It's a event designed to inspire the next generation of agriculture leaders in the state.

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    St. Paul students take top awards at National History Day competition

    Star TribuneTwo students from St. Paul took top awards in the Junior Paper category at this year’s National History Day competition in Washington, D.C.

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    Ramsey Middle School renamed for Alan Page

    MPRAlexander Ramsey Middle School in Minneapolis is now Justice Page Middle School, following a board vote Tuesday night.

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    The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

    Huffington PostJohn Nation just wanted to give teenagers in Bristol, southwest England, a safe place to spray-paint without fear of arrest and prosecution.

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    New rules will make teacher requirements more flexible

    MPR - New licensing requirements for Minnesota teachers are set to take effect next summer after they were passed as part of the education budget last session.

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    The prize for being good students? A day spent fishing in Lake Minnetonka

    Star Tribune - It wasn’t long after the pontoon anchored at St. Albans Bay in Lake Minnetonka on Tuesday morning that a child on board shouted in excitement.

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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 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.