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Raise your hand if you know a high school kid who suffered through COVID-19... (If your hand isn’t up, then apparently you don’t know any high school kids. Right?) We can probably agree … more
After receiving approval from the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Board of Education, Jefferson Global Studies & Humanities at 1200 W. 26th St. will be renamed Ella Baker Global Studies & … more
NEWSFLASH! It was touch and go for a few days, but the one-of-a-kind Southwest High School guitar program is NOT being eliminated. Yay!! Chalk this one up to “Parental Involvement” meets … more
Educators and supporters gathered at the Davis Center on Thursday, March 24 for a dance party. It was day two of the student occupation. Early the next day, MFT59 and the school district announced … more
MFT59 @ The Davis Center [Photo gallery]
In the last 18 months, over 640 teachers and support professionals have left the Minneapolis Public School district, according to MFT59. In that same time frame, 120 teachers of color have left … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN “Our community deserves safe, fully-funded, stable schools,” said Roosevelt High School bilingual science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman.She found it … more
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and ESPs Local 59 "hold the line" front of the Governor's Mansion on the 9th day of the strike. View photos and videos. more
As an art teacher at St. Paul’s Como Park High School, Sydney Willcox seeks to connect student creations with their own lived experiences.A recent collaboration with local artists allowed that … more
As a Minneapolis Storm youth hockey player, Zander Zoia realized he and his teammates had a chance to compete with the state’s best someday. Zoia said his last youth team gained a lot from … more
On Feb. 25, 2022, Stonebridge World School (4530 Lyndale Ave. S.) hosted its first-ever Authors in STEM event. The event connected Twin Cities Black authors and illustrators with hundreds of … more
Minneapolis Public Schools has taken the position that the Minnesota Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Specialists Local 59 is asking for more than the district can afford.The staff on … more
MFT59 @ Lyndale and 44th [Photo gallery]
The strike slogan, "One day longer, one day stronger" turned to "One day colder, one day bolder" on Friday, March 11 as the windchill fell below 0º. more
Roosevelt High School teacher Marcia Howard leads fellow Minneapolis Public School educators who are on strike in a chant during a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol … more
Educators and supporters walked from the Minneapolis Public Schools nutrition center to the Davis Center (1250 West Broadway Ave.) on the first day of the strike, March 8, 2022, bringing attention to … more
Minneapolis Public Schools Science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman, found it meaningful to rally on International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, outside Roosevelt High School. She … more
https://youtu.be/E11-kXwVW7g “I have had no fewer than 50 phone calls or text messages within the last few hours from friends and people around this country saying ‘Greta, you and your … more
Learn more here from the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Professionals, Local 59:https://www.mft59.org/ Hear from Minneapolis School District … more
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