Education

Charlie Weaver: Address racial academic disparities

Minnesota Business Partnership’s Charlie Weaver addresses the state’s academic disparities in a Pioneer Press commentary: “The link between education and an individual’s future economic success is indisputable. A 2011 Census Bureau study found that “education levels had more of an effect on earnings over a 40-year period than any other Continue Reading...

Minnesota business leaders honor Northside Achievement Zone for closing student achievement gaps

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) will present its 2015 Minnesota’s Future Award tonight to the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) for its success in helping to close student achievement gaps in North Minneapolis. NAZ is a community-wide partnership involving more than 30 organizations and 10 schools in north Minneapolis Continue Reading...

CenturyLink and the Minnesota Business Partnership announce 2015 Teachers and Technology grant program winners

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program. The program, administered by the Minnesota Business Partnership, awards grants to schools in CenturyLink’s local service areas on behalf of teachers who have developed specific plans to Continue Reading...