Special Report

MPS, partners pool resources to change outlook at Carver Academy

George Washington Carver Academy of Math and Science, 1900 N. 1st St. in Brewer's Hill. (Photo by Jabril Faraj) With the combined resources of MPS, Teach for America, Schools That Can and City Year, an MPS K-8 school that was nearly closed in 2011 is working to improve student achievement, grow attendance and reduce suspensions.

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TRUE Skool's "My Sister's Story"
True Skool’s end-of-summer performance showcased paintings, spoken-word poems, dance and music created by young men about the challenges faced by their female counterparts.

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On the Block: Bargains and conversation

Billie Goodwin sets up her yard sale each summer to offer bargains to people who walk by, but what she gives away for free is encouragement and conversation.

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Looking down on the proposed site for the new stadium. (Photo by Adam Carr)

City’s arena deal must serve taxpayers

Virginia Small, a researcher on public-interest issues and volunteer teacher at the Dominican Center for Women, write that Milwaukee’s Common Council should designate funding only for arena construction, not public-asset giveaways.

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