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Discipline Disparities

 


 

The Association Between School Discipline and Academic Performance: A Case for Positive Discipline Approaches

 


 

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Rochester Area Volunteer Administration Training Info (June 22, 2024)

Volunteer Recruitment Effectiveness: What can advertising teach us? 

Volunteer Process Assessment 

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Somali American Social Service Association (June 21, 2024)

SASSA to receive $1M from MN to train workers for high-demand employment. 

The funding is awarded under the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Targeted Populations Workforce Competitive Grant Program.

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Community Building Fund (June 20, 2024)

The City of Rochester welcomes applications for the Community Building Fund.  This fund is all about supporting projects, programs, and events in the city that actively promote equity and inclusion.

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Homes for our Neighbors Community Gathering (June 15, 2024)

Calling for Community Support at Community Meeting:  The most recent Olmsted County Maxfield Study found that from 2020-2030, housing demand required 18,000 new housing units. 71% would need to be general-occupancy and 29% age-restricted senior housing.

 

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Mixed Housing Mayo Civic Center Parking Lot (June 13, 2024)

June 3, 2024 City Council Meeting 

Council action is requested to continue development negotiations with Sherman Associates and conditionally approve development assistance of up to $13,000,000 in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance and up to $3,000,000 in DMC General State Infrastructure Aid.  

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PossAbilities Announcements (June 11, 2024)

June 20, 2024 Skills Class: The Art of Theatre

Collaboration with CMRC: Presentation Slides, Video Recording Clip

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Three Rivers Restorative Justice Circle (June 11, 2024)

Three River Restorative Justice and Project Legacy Restorative Circle re Century High racial hate incident

Circle included Kendall Hughes, co-founder of Three Rivers Restorative Justice, a partner of Project Legacy

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Olmsted County Community Indicators 2023 (June 09, 2024)

Report contains info: 

1. Demographics 2. Population by age 3. Diversity 4. Foreign-born population 5. Languages and ancestry 6. Educational trends 7. Household income 8. Poverty status 9. Health factors 10. Housing and living 11. Labor force 12. Unemployment rate 13. Election trends 14. Community safety 15. Environmental factors 16. Highlights 17. References

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ISAIAH Rochester Agenda (June 09, 2024)

Focus Area: Housing; Our Next Generation; Healthcare; Community-Building; Climate

Activities: Rochester Faith in MN & ISAIAH Calendar and Strategic Missions

 

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Metro State University Invitation (June 07, 2024)

White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) Economic Summit in St. Paul, MN on July 2, 2024

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May 2024 Minnesota Compass Newsletter (June 03, 2024)

May MN Compass Newsletter

Importance of data disaggregation: Minnesota's Asian Population, Minnesota's Black communities

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