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Funding, Class Size and Board Accountability
13 November 2001 " If some of the money needed to carry
out the class size reduction program was used for other purposes, that money
was "misappropriated"...The board is carrying out policies
that benefit one class of students at the expense of another. If there isn't
a law on the books against that, there ought to be."
13 November 2001
12 November 2001
10 November 2001 Comment about e-mail to the Mpls issues list from Audrey Johnson, Minneapolis School Board director.
10 November 2001 Response to questions from Mpls. school board director-elect Dennis Schapiro
10 November 2001. Money matters. So does board accountability. Could the schools be doing a good job with the money they have?
9 Nov. 2001. Response to an e-mail posted on the Mpls Issues list. Almost half of the public schools in Minneapolis are on probation for low test scores. Even the best public schools in Minneapolis are doing no better on the tests than an average school in the suburbs. What's the problem?
8 November 2001 Public Schools in Minneapolis make the state's list of underperforming schools. MPS efforts to control the spin on this story.