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MPS launches Community Partnership Schools

MPS launches Community Partnership SchoolsNew model provides greater school autonomy to help accelerate student achievement

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) announced the launch of Community Partnership Schools, a collaborative effort resulting from ongoing discussions between the school district and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers.
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Bus tour promotes diversity in medicine

Bus tour promotes diversity in medicine"The wheels on the bus go 'round and 'round"—

This familiar chorus from a childhood nursery rhyme has some relevance for the drivers of the Tour for Diversity in Medicine. But the tune takes on a serious note as the bus chugs along to cities and campuses across the country.
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Books for Africa launches Africa-based Advisory Council

Books for Africa launches Africa-based Advisory CouncilKILIFI, Kenya – Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent countries has vowed to expand its books donation program to end the book shortages in the region.
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Poverty simulation event hosted by Metropolitan State nursing school

Poverty simulation event hosted by Metropolitan State nursing schoolMetropolitan State University's School of Nursing is set to hosts a Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) at its Saint Paul Campus in New Main's Great Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 4 p.m.
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New GEAR UP grants to help more than 116,000 students get on the pathway for success in college

New GEAR UP grants to help more than 116,000 students get on the pathway for success in collegeU. S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, announced the award of $82 million for 41 grants under Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) that will help 116,000 at-risk students prepare for college.
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Armstrong English, teacher Kaia Hirt, named Theater Teacher of the Year

Armstrong English, teacher Kaia Hirt, named Theater Teacher of the YearKaia Hirt, an English teacher at Armstrong High School, was honored by the Minnesota Educational Theater Association (META) with their Theater Educator of the Year award for 2014. Hirt was presented with the award at META's annual conference on Sept. 13.
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Department awards $75 million in 'First in the World' grants to 24 colleges and universities

Department awards $75 million in 'First in the World' grants to 24 colleges and universitiesTo drive innovations in higher education that increase college completion, value and affordability, the U.S. Education Department awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities under the new "First in the World" (FITW) grant program.
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