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Companies Pledge $13 Million to Minneapolis Schools

By The Associated Press — May 10, 2011 1 min read

The Minneapolis-based Target Corp., Cargill Inc., General Mills Inc., and Medtronic Inc. are together providing more than $13 million in grants to help support the city’s public schools through 2014. The money will go toward reading initiatives and designing a new approach to recruiting, training, and supporting high-performing principals and leaders, among other measures.

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A version of this article appeared in the May 11, 2011 edition of Education Week as Companies Pledge $13 Million to Minneapolis Schools

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