Minneapolis turns its back on special needs students

Last week, the one-year-old charter school Minnesota School of Science informed the families of 40 North Minneapolis students with special needs, such as Autism and Down’s Syndrome, that they would be breaking their promise of allowing these students to return to class in September. The school took over the district’s Cityview Elementary School in August […]

Taking the “Not” out of “Life’s Not Fair”

You hear the cliché “Life isn’t fair” all the time. While it’s true, it’s often used as an excuse to allow things to remain unfair – as a justification for apathy. However, the nonprofit world and all the people that contribute to it whether through donations, volunteer hours or committing their career paths fight to […]