Faiza Mahamud | Star Tribune
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Mahamud graduated from Augsburg University in Minneapolis with a bachelor's degree in journalism and women's studies and a minor in chemistry. She also received extensive journalism training from United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya, where she worked as a student radio reporter. Currently, Mahamud is pursuing a master's degree at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She is passionate about domestic and foreign affairs and enjoys interacting with people from different cultures and religious backgrounds.>


Graff may be graded on Minneapolis school operations

Board proposed new goal to be included in superintendent's review.


Minneapolis weighs in on Superintendent Ed Graff before school board grades his performance

At Wednesday's committee meeting, his school board bosses will discuss how to create a process for evaluating him.


Supply isn't meeting demand: Minneapolis schools scramble to fill special-ed staff vacancies

Supply and demand for specialized teachers and assistants don't match up in a strong labor market.


First day for most Minnesota school districts was a full one

Spruced-up school buildings and a visit from Gov. Mark Dayton among opening day highlights.


Students at Minneapolis school improving but not as much as first thought

The Minneapolis School District has made a reporting error about Lucy Craft Laney School.


Classes resume for thousands of Minneapolis Public School students

Yellow buses lined up in front of Jenny Lind Elementary School in Minneapolis early Monday morning, as hundreds of students filed into the building and…


Mpls. schools chief plays drums, stresses partnerships at kick-off

Mpls. superintendent stresses partnership before $30M request.


Two seats up for grabs in Minneapolis school board race

The race for the citywide seats has touched on equity issues, budget strife, a referendum and steering the district into the future.


Charter schools are facing growing pains

As demand increases, schools are struggling to find buildings with room to grow.


Hundreds gather at Minnehaha Academy, a year after deadly explosion

It was the first time since the blast that such a large crowd returned to the site after the 2017 explosion that killed two.