Your Turn: Tell Minneapolis Public Schools where to cut and what to keep


Facing a $28 million budget shortfall next year — and that’s before any additional cuts to help balance the state budget — Minneapolis Public Schools are asking for public input on budget decisions. According to the MPS website, “Ultimately, we are working to create not only one-time cost savings, but a more equitable and strategic targeting of resources.”

To that end, MPS is asking for citizen input on “saving money and working smarter at both the school and district level.” Click and send your ideas and suggestions between now and February 1.