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Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise

“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.

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Vikings, Minneapolis schools team up to launch girls flag football league

The team is pledging $75,000 to create a middle school league this year and future years to come.

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Minneapolis Public Schools ends mask mandate, loosen COVID-19 guidelines

The district joins St. Paul Public Schools, which recently voted to drop its mask mandate.

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Amid district tension, Minneapolis superintendent reveals plans to step down

He announced his decision in a letter to the School Board Wednesday.

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Minneapolis school board approves new calendar in tumultuous meeting

Students were upset over the calendar changes, calling them unfair.

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Tentative agreement reached between Minneapolis educators, district

Students could return to school as soon as Monday.

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MPS now refusing to meet for strike mediation unless union agrees to conditions

The Minneapolis educator strike took another twist on Wednesday.

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Here's the latest on the Minneapolis teachers, support staff strike

Teachers, support staff continue to hold the line on Wednesday.

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Human resources head at Minneapolis Public Schools resigns

Her resignation comes as she sits on the bargaining team amid the educator strike.

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Mediation ongoing, but Minneapolis teacher strike set to continue Monday

Negotiations between union leaders and Minneapolis Public Schools have so far not yielded an agreement.

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Minneapolis educators accuse school district of 'demonizing' teachers

Union and district leaders continue to meet in mediation.

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Minneapolis DFL signs letter supporting city educators ahead of potential strike

"The time is now to make significant changes that our educators believe will improve outcomes for our students," the letter says.

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Educators in Minneapolis and St. Paul could strike as soon as March 8

The unions filed their intent to strike paperwork on Wednesday.

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Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday

The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.

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Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations

Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.

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Minneapolis schools go to online learning for 2 weeks amid staff shortage

The online learning period starts Friday and will run for two weeks.

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Mpls. schools move to e-learning Monday due to extreme wind chills

A combination of wind chills and COVID-19 impacting school bus driver numbers has led to a remote learning day.

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Minneapolis schools cancels after-school activities Thursday

This will help "maximize buses available for taking students home after school in very cold temperatures."

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Minneapolis school bus drivers vote to authorize strike against district

The union says the district has not addressed safety issues or provided "adequate compensation."

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After petition, Minneapolis Schools reduces student COVID quarantine period

Close contacts previously had to quarantine for 14 days, but that's now reducing to 10.

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Parents object to Minneapolis Schools' 14-day COVID exposure quarantines

Other Twin Cities school districts do not have quarantine protocols quite as strict as in Minneapolis.