Struggling schools leverage arts to improve student engagement
Monday, 09 June 2014 15:08
Perpich Center for Arts Education has chosen Bethune Elementary School in Minneapolis as one of four schools to participate in Turnaround Arts: Minnesota, a national initiative designed to narrow the achievement gap and improve student engagement through the arts.
White House committee selects state agencies, Perpich Center and Arts Board, for prestigious arts initiative to help improve schools in Minnesota
Monday, 09 June 2014 14:20
Washington, D.C. – The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities announced that Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley has been selected to direct the Minnesota program of the national arts education initiative, Turnaround Arts, to help turn around school performance.
After-school and summer meals at the Jerry Gamble and East Side Clubs
Monday, 09 June 2014 14:18
CKC Good Food and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities have partnered to provide after-school and summer meals to youth up to age 18 at the nonprofit's Jerry Gamble Club in North Minneapolis and the East Side Club in Saint Paul. As part of the At-Risk After-School Meal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Minnesota Department of Education, the partnership helps fill a nutritional gap for at-risk youth. The nonprofit anticipates serving 100 to 200 meals each day at the two clubs.
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.