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Spotlight on Ann Mavis!

[caption id="attachment_17706" align="alignright" width="320"] Ann and her daughter[/caption] Ann is an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving students at Minneapolis’s Southwest High School (in partnership with the Check & Connect program), and…

Partnering with AmeriCorps Promise Fellows at Minneapolis Public Schools

Published by the National Partnership for Student Success In school year 2021-22, chronic absenteeism increased sharply to a rate of 51% in Minneapolis Public Schools owing to a number of factors during the…

Increasing Attendance through Positive School Climate/Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Minnesota Alliance With Youth’s 2024 Report: Chronic Absenteeism: A National and Local Challenge highlights several effective strategies with strong evidence that can be employed to increase student engagement post pandemic. Research shows…

Increasing Student Attendance through Family Engagement

Minnesota Alliance With Youth's 2024 Report: Chronic Absenteeism: A National and Local Challenge highlights several effective strategies with strong evidence that can be employed to increase student engagement post pandemic.…

Following Her Lead

By Lori Fischer, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Norse Area Learning Center I started providing academic support to a student earlier in the semester. This student is quiet and shy.…

Patience and Trust

By Abby Levin, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Roosevelt High School, in partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools Check & Connect program At the beginning of the school year, it was…

New Report Sheds Light on Chronic Student Absenteeism

[button]The Alarming Rise of Chronic Absenteeism in Middle and High School Students[/button] Contact: Jim Davnie, Executive Director, Minnesota Alliance With Youth (612-718-3496) A new report on the issue of chronic…

MYC Statement on school staff use of restraint methods

September 14, 2023 Contact: Jordan Greer, Minnesota Youth Council Director 720.281.7888  jgreer@staging1.mnyouth.net Minneapolis, MN—The Minnesota Youth Council believes that all students have a right to a school environment that is…

Serving youth builds relationships, leaves impact

By: Karissa Cady, Growing up in Faribault, I was lucky to have the support of many caring adults in my life. Whether it was family, teachers or coaches, they made…

MINNESOTA ALLIANCE WITH YOUTH CRITICIZES SUPREME COURT DECISION ON STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PLAN

Decision diminishes the positive impact of higher education and hinders economic equity and access to the American Dream Minneapolis, MN, June 30, 2023- Today’s US Supreme Court ruling against the…