Achievement and Integration
Mankato Area Public Schools is eligible to participate in the Achievement and Integration for Minnesota program established to close Minnesota's academic achievement and opportunity gap. The District Achievement and Integration Plan for 2022-2025 has been reviewed and approved by the Minnesota Department of Education.
The purpose of the Achievement and Integration (A&I) for Minnesota program is to pursue racial and economic integration, increase student achievement, create equitable educational opportunities, and reduce academic disparities based on students' diverse racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds in Minnesota public schools.
Reducing the disparities in academic achievement among all students and specific categories of students excluding the categories of gender, disability, and English learners.
Reducing the disparities in equitable access to effective and more diverse teachers among all students and specific categories of students excluding the categories of gender, disability, and English learners.
Increasing racial and economic integration (Minn. Stat. § 124D.861, subd. 2 (a)).
- Pre-K Student Identification and Enrollment
- Culturally Relevant Teaching Practices
- Coaching for Equity and Science of Reading
- Access to Literature and Family Resources to provide support outside the school day
- Expand Middle School Education Pathways
- Career Pathway Access