State ranks MNPS in top third of school districts

Just as last year, Metro scores 'intermediate' in meeting specific state-set objectives in 2012-13 school year   More

MNPS plans parent phone poll on '14-'15 school year

“It’s been very interesting this year that we’ve had very little pushback during the year for the calendar,” Register told reporters after the meeting. More

One year in, Dean and Register reaffirm importance of 'Music Makes Us'

Program is public-private partnership between city, music industry, higher education and MNPS More

Governor signs school security bill allowing trained armed staff

Director of Schools Jesse Register has said he would not approve those moves at MNPS schools   More

MNPS told to cut proposed budget by up to $25M

Register says it’s too soon to say what would be cut from budget proposal More

School board approves diversity plan in wake of charter school questions

Plan offers nonbinding goals for diversity by race and ethnicity, income level, native language, and special needs More

School board approves diversity plan in wake of charter school questions

The plan offers non-binding goals for diversity by race and ethnicity, income level, native language and special needs to be applied and encouraged district-wide. More

Register unveils plan to ‘outsource’ district staff into schools, add principal mentors

Councilwoman Emily Evans criticizes plan, worries about how to keep lead principals accountable More

Dean urges MNPS to reallocate $5.5M from capital funds to security improvements

In letter to Register, mayor assures district he'll replace funds in capital spending plan for next year More

After Newtown, school board moves to fast-track security enhancements

On district’s to-do list are door locking systems, ensuring school employees wear IDs and clearly marking exits More
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