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Learn more about the important work happening in Minneapolis to support student success for all.

Supporting the Whole Student

Imagine walking into your 3rd grade classroom, feeling anxious and stressed. Maybe you had a rough morning at home or a fight with a friend. Does the environment you are walking into feel safe? Do you have space to share how you are showing up to class,  strategies to navigate your feelings, and strong relationships

2024 Minnesota Literacy Day at the Capitol

Watch the 2023 MN Literacy Day Recap 2024 MN Literacy Day at the Capitol Wednesday, April 17th, 20249:45-11:00am We look forward to gathering at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda and having our voices heard to support strong implementation of The READ Act! Lets work together towards closing the achievement gap and providing all students with

Announcing New Partnership with National Parents Union MN

Creating a More Equitable Education System Where All Students and Their Families Feel Like They Belong Great MN Schools is excited to announce a three year investment in National Parents Union MN (NPU MN) to support their work to give parents the information and support they need to be active partners in their child’s education

We’re Hiring! Manager of Literacy

At Great MN Schools, we know that literacy is key to every person’s ability to live a choice-filled life. However, in Minneapolis, fewer than 33% of Indigenous, Black and Latinx students are reading at grade level vs. more than 75% of white students. Students who can not read by the end of third grade are

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