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Open or closed: What happened to Pierre Bottineau French Immersion School?

Open or closed: What happened to Pierre Bottineau French Immersion School?

This is one of a series of four articles looking for lessons to be learned from Pierre Bottineau French Immersion School, the first school to open under Minnesota's site-governed schools law, passed in 2009.

In the fall of 2012, after more than three years of planning and preparation, Pierre Bottineau French Immersion School (PBFI), opened in north Minneapolis. Just over one year later, the school's independent governing council, which manages the school under the authority of the Minneapolis School Board, recommended that the school be closed. Add a comment
UNCF: A mind is 'a wonderful thing to invest in'

UNCF: A mind is 'a wonderful thing to invest in'

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For the first time in 42 years, the United Negro College Fund has alte...
Race and racism: Myth and reality

Race and racism: Myth and reality

"From today's perspective in a media-soaked world all too familiar with the genomic footpr...
Stories of first generation college students celebrated in online story slam

Stories of first generation college students celebrated in online story slam

College Possible, an organization working in the Twin Cities and across the country to coa...
NUL State of Black America: Growing income inequality

NUL State of Black America: Growing income inequality

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The wealth gap between African Americans and Whites has expanded in re...
 

Opportunity for all

Opportunity for all Editor's note: President Barack Obama addresses students, staff and community leaders today at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland.

Young people today are working on cooler stuff than they...
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An open letter to Condoleezza Rice

An open letter to Condoleezza Rice Dear Professor Rice,

I will not be able to attend your sold-out performance at the Carlson Family Stage of the newly renovated Northrop Auditorium. The Carlson Foundation has been a very generous donor...
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FUNdraising Good Times: Business cards as a prospecting tool

FUNdraising Good Times: Business cards as a prospecting tool Nonprofit CEOs, board chairs, and college presidents are constantly out and about meeting people and picking up business cards. Here's what we know: you can use those cards to stack the deck in favor ...
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Karen students graduate from Metropolitan State University

Karen students graduate from Metropolitan State University The backgrounds of Misecal Htway, Moses Moe, Moon Soe and Has Simeon are anything but traditional.

Forcibly removed from their Burma homeland, the members of the Karen ethnic group spent years in a Tha...
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TU Dance presents 10th anniversary dance concert with world premiere May 10

TU Dance presents 10th anniversary dance concert with world premiere May 10 The Ordway will present TU Dance in performance for one night only, May 10, in honor of the 10th anniversary of the celebrated St. Paul-based company founded by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands. Add a c...
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Causes, incidence, and risk factors of obesity

Causes, incidence, and risk factors of obesity Taking in more calories than you burn can lead to obesity because the body stores unused calories as fat. Obesity can be caused by: Add a comment
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Robbinsdale Mets win championship

Robbinsdale Mets win championship The 7th grade girls MN Stars team walked onto the NDSU basketball court(s) and took charge. The girls were crowned champions on Sunday. The girls won all four games and walked away with 1st place in t...
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