Welcome to the Department of Teaching and Learning! The Teaching and Learning Department is focused on ensuring that every student, in every classroom, has access to engaging instruction and the opportunity to excel.
Focused Instruction is one of MPS' key strategies for raising the achievement of all students, closing the achievement gap and preparing students for college and careers. Put simply, Focused Instruction is about making sure that learning expectations are consistent and high across MPS. It also helps ensure that teachers have the materials, training and time they need to provide all children with rigorous learning opportunities.
Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Notification
Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) is a program that allows 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students to earn both high school and college credit while still in high school, through enrollment in and successful completion of college-level, nonsectarian courses at eligible participating postsecondary institutions. Read more >>
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1250 West Broadway Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55411-2533
Through the lens of racial equity, Teaching and Learning provides culturally relevant resources and leads the implementation of research based instructional practices that ensures all students meet or exceed grade level standards.
English Language Arts
K-5 Parent Curriculum Guides
High School Course Summaries
Graduation Requirements (2015-2018)
Graduation Requirements (Effective 2019)