Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:35
Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For the past 40 years, Jawanza Kunjufu has dedicated his life to uplifting African Americans through education and empowerment. His work as an educational consultant and author of 33 books has centered on the plight and triumphs of African American boys and men – until now.
Preschools and elementary schools across the Twin Cities, most of them located in north Minneapolis, have an immediate need for more than 150 full- and part-time literacy tutors and math tutors for the 2014-15 school year.
PARENTING: Tips to boost infant and toddler brain development
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 15:27
(StatePoint) When babies are born, their minds are still a work in progress, and their brains will rapidly grow and develop based on their experience. That means the first few years are critical for healthy brain development.
Robbinsdale Area School Board sets November 4 Referendum Election
Monday, 11 August 2014 15:52
Robbinsdale Area School District voters will see two school funding requests on the November 4 ballot, based on the School Board's unanimous approval of the election resolution and ballot questions at its August 4 school board meeting.
Saint Paul Public Schools backs White House Initiative to improve the achievement of young men of color
Monday, 28 July 2014 15:15
Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) Superintendent Valeria Silva joined President Barack Obama and leaders from the largest school districts across the country to pledge to improve the academic and social outcomes of young men of color.
Friendship Academy of the Arts highlights an exceptional teacher
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:42
Commentary by Juan Effiom
School is out for the summer, and most teachers are taking a break from writing lesson plans and grading papers to vacation in various ways, but not so for one Friendship Academy of the Arts teacher, Jenna Reynolds.
Crystal McCrary, director of the film 'Little Ballers'. Carmen Robles, associate editor for Afrodescendientes in Insight News. Mohamud Noor, interim director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota.