Education

Minnesota business leaders honor Banyan Community with Minnesota’s Future Award

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today announced that Banyan Community in Minneapolis will receive the 2018 Minnesota’s Future Award. Since 2006, the Minnesota’s Future Award has recognized high-performing, diverse schools or education programs for their success in helping all students succeed. Banyan will be honored tonight before more Continue Reading...

Statement from Charlie Weaver regarding Minnesota’s academic performance data

MINNEAPOLIS – Charlie Weaver, Executive Director of the Minnesota Business Partnership, issued the following statement regarding Minnesota’s latest round of academic performance data: “Unfortunately, today’s release of academic performance data by the Minnesota Department of Education shows that, once again, student achievement in reading and math remains flat, as it Continue Reading...

School rating system will help Minnesota parents make informed choices

In a commentary for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Business Partnership education committee chairman Pat Ryan writes that the Legislature should pass an easy-to-understand rating system for schools and districts. No one should oppose a transparent, objective and straightforward rating system that helps parents make informed decisions about their Continue Reading...
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