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Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project launches the Mobile Jazz After School program

Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project launches the Mobile Jazz After School programA new collaboration with The Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project and the Saint Paul Public Schools has formed. A new After School Program developed by Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project is offering world class music production, music history, multimedia arts training, sociology and 21st Century skills to students. Participants will work with leadership development staff from the University of Minnesota's School of Social Work and Youth Studies, alongside high level music and multimedia instructors, teaching grades 6-12, learning team building, communication and how to work with iPads and current music technology to create a "Soundtrack Of Their Lives" over the course of the project.
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Civil rights icon Bettie Mae Fikes is the voice of Selma

Civil rights icon Bettie Mae Fikes is the voice of SelmaBettie Mae Fikes, a civil rights icon who has been referred to as "The Voice of Selma," recently returned to the Robbinsdale Area Schools to speak to students.
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MPS expands Spring Break Academy: 3,000 students to participate in fun instruction over spring break

MPS expands Spring Break Academy: 3,000 students to participate in fun instruction over spring breakAfter a successful launch in 2014, Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is expanding its K-8 Spring Break Academy. This year 3,000 students at 25 sites will have the opportunity to focus on core subjects while also participating in enrichment opportunities that make learning exciting.
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2014 graduation rates consistent, Armstrong and Cooper above state

2014 graduation rates consistent, Armstrong and Cooper above stateGraduation rates released on Tuesday, February 24 showed that both Robbinsdale Area Schools comprehensive high schools exceed the state's average while the overall district rate remains consistent with the 2013 rate.
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Armstrong, Cooper High school students nominated for MSHSL's Triple 'A' awards

Armstrong, Cooper High school students nominated for MSHSL's Triple 'A' awardsFour Robbinsdale Area Schools students from Armstrong and Cooper high schools were nominated for Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Region 6AA Academics, Arts, and Athletics (Triple "A") Awards.
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Robbinsdale Area Schools unveils bus tracking application

Robbinsdale Area Schools unveils bus tracking applicationRobbinsdale Area Schools recently rolled out MyStop, a web-based application that allows parents and students to access live bus GPS information.
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Student Noah Branch named to Minneapolis Board of Education

Student Noah Branch named to Minneapolis Board of EducationThe Minneapolis Board of Education welcome Noah Branch to the school board as its first student representative.

Branch is a sophomore at Patrick Henry High School and a proud north Minneapolis resident. He is actively involved in City Wide Student Government and The Movement, Patrick Henry's student council. Branch credits The Movement with helping him develop a more critical and conscious lens on the world around him and a passion to address issues and challenge injustices.
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