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At Minneapolis Apartments, we understand the importance of education in today's society. Parents want nothing more than to place their children in schools where they know their children will be in good hands. Especially when moving to a new area, parents want to make sure that there are appropriate schools nearby. Researching specific needs and wants for their children's education is the first step that any moving parent should take. A simple phone call to the school's district will answer most of your questions, but not all. Some cases may require a visit to a counselor who is more than willing to help a parent find the right education and school for their kids. The internet is also a very useful source for information regarding ANYTHING related to your child's education. Here is a link to the Minneapolis public schools website.

Minneapolis Public Schools

Minneapolis Public Schools believes that you are your child's first and most important teacher. With that in mind, we know how important it is to empower families with resources and opportunities to help their child succeed.

There are great tips and guides that give parents tools to help their child succeed in school. Minneapolis public schools encourage parents to become involved at either the school or District level.

Parents and other adults can also explore the many exciting Community Education classes offered at convenient MPS locations. You can read about all the class options and even register online.

Community Engagement

The community's continued support is critical for Minneapolis Public Schools to achieve our goal: academic excellence for all students. Our vision is that Minneapolis Public Schools will be safe, orderly environments where students, staff and families share high expectations for academic achievement and personal behavior. Likewise, we envision a community in which everyone helps create a mutually respectful, fair and caring environment where diversity is valued.
Here are just a few examples of how Minneapolis Public Schools engages the community to help ensure our students are receiving the support they need:

Community Conversations
The district has held district-wide community conversations focusing on issues such as assets, attendance, behavior and special education services. At these discussions, hundreds of students, community members, teachers, and principals discuss ways they can work together to help students achieve. If you are interested in participating in future community conversations, contact the Communications Department at 612-668-0230.

Lucille Kitchen Forums
Throughout the school year, Minneapolis Public Schools hosts the public policy forum at Lucille's Kitchen, 2013 Plymouth Avenue North. The forums provide an opportunity for the district to have open and informal discussions with the African American community about education issues facing students. These forums air live at 9:30 a.m. on KMOJ radio, 89.9 FM.

Insight's "The Village"
The Village is a four-page weekly supplement included in Insight's regular newspaper. Published four times a year, the MPS Village features education issues primarily affecting African American Students.

Measuring Up
To provide parents and the broader community with relevant, detailed information about school performance, Minneapolis Public Schools partnered with The Minneapolis Foundation and the Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce to release Measuring Up, A Report on the Minneapolis Public Schools. The report, issued every two years, provides a comprehensive look at the state's largest school district and measures individual school progress in the areas of test scores, student attendance, suspension rates and gifted/talented programming.

Participation in Neighborhood Fairs
To help let the community know more about the district, Minneapolis Public Schools participates in numerous community and ethnic fairs, including the Urban League Family Day, Camden Neighborhood Fair, the Minnesota Parent Education Fair, and National Night Out.

If you'd like Minneapolis Public Schools to participate in your neighborhood fair, please contact the Communications Department at 612-668-0230.

School Attendance Review Boards (SARB)
This joint initiative between the Minneapolis Public Schools and the Hennepin County Attorney's Office targets truancy and provides a faster, more coordinated response from the community. The initiative includes a five-step process for responding to truancy. In addition to the schools and the County Attorney's Office, each review board includes representatives from community groups, Hennepin County Juvenile Probation, Hennepin County Children & Family Services and the Minneapolis Police Department.

School Partners
Achieve!Minneapolis develops and manages school partnerships for the Minneapolis Public Schools. More than 200 businesses and community organizations partner with public schools in Minneapolis with the goal of enhancing student achievement. Tow examples of how businesses can become involved include:

Workplace Tutoring is a proven way to increase student scores on the Minnesota Basic Standards Tests. The program targets middle-school students preparing to take the Minnesota Basic Standards Tests. Middle-school students are transported to workplaces for one-on-one tutoring sessions.

E-mentoring connects over 1,000 students from the Minneapolis Public Schools with mentors from local businesses and community organizations. Caring adult mentors help students link learning to the world of work. e-Mentoring helps motivate students to succeed in school and life.

Getting Your Child Ready for School

Minneapolis Public Schools leaders and staff believe that parents are their children's first and most important teachers. You play a key role in their preschool success. When children receive a strong beginning at home, they come to school eager to continue learning...

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