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Minneapolis Park Board launching review council after viral video of cuffed teens

The new advisory council will help guide the park police and park leaders in developing police policies, board president says.


Judge orders probe into student charged with brutally beating Minneapolis teaching aide

Plea may come after probation officer completes investigation.


Washburn High has a new principal: Emily Lilja Palmer

She replaces Rhonda Dean, who abruptly resigned in June.


Qur'an contest a defining event for mild-mannered New Brighton teen

Ahmed Burhan Mohamed has become an overnight sensation in the Muslim world and a local celebrity after winning a prestigious international contest last month recognizing the best reciter of the Qur'an.


Learning for Leadership charter school in Minneapolis forced to close

K-12 school struggled for years to meet state performance goals in reading, math.


Multiple Minn. districts take steps to reduce school discipline disparity

So far, 20 state districts say they'll review how misbehavior is addressed.


Minneapolis school board approves trimmed budget

Deep cuts made to administration, schools to wipe out $33 million gap in one year.


Therapy dog helps Burnsville students master reading

Placing well-trained therapy dogs in schools has become part of a national and global effort to help kids who struggle with reading.


Minneapolis Washburn High principal announces she will step down

Minneapolis Washburn High School Principal Rhonda Dean, who has struggled to balance relationships with district officials and parents, announced Friday that she will resign effective…


Student arrested in beating of school aide freed without bail

Mohammed Dukuly no longer needed life support and sat up in his hospital bed and smiling two days after the attack at the Minneapolis school where he works.