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Greta Callahan is president of the teachers chapter of the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and was a prominent voice during the 2022 strike.
Hmong International Academy found a 'win-win' solution to solve a staffing crisis and support the community.
The demonstration amid contract negotiations came before new Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams' first school board meeting.
Predictions about the district's future have grown increasingly dire as the number of students shrinks and annual budget talks begin with gaps in the tens of millions of dollars.
She started her job as the Minneapolis Public Schools leader on Monday and said she's not planning a bunch of midyear changes.
The students have buoyed enrollment numbers in some districts and heightened demand for more bilingual teachers and support services.
Monday marks her first day on the job and the first time the district has had a permanent leader since 2022.
This year, the district fulfilled its promise to staff at least a half-time librarian at each school.
Tara FitzGerald, principal of Andersen United Middle School since 2021, will be 'pursuing another opportunity' in the district and will replaced by interim principal Ray Aponte.
More school districts are in mediation with their teachers unions. Does that mean strikes are ahead?
So far, 57 districts across Minnesota have requested a state mediator to help negotiate new teachers contracts.