Milwaukee College Prep, a network of charter schools, emphasizes academic rigor and character education to put students on the path to higher education.
While financial experts warn against the dangers of payday lending, cash-strapped Milwaukeeans take out payday loans because they have no other choice.
Ray Simpson, 21, has been playing the organ since he was 6 at his father’s church, where he has developed a strong sense of faith.
Neighborhood leaders, collaborators and residents celebrated the unveiling of “Compassion,” a sculpture marking the western gateway to the Sherman Park neighborhood.
Former Milwaukee Public School teacher Ruth Williams, 66, is concerned about equity in education.
City leaders addressed Sherman Park residents’ concerns about unkempt vacant homes and other issues at a recent town hall meeting hosted by Ald. Russell Stamper.
Life-long Milwaukeean Marc Alesceo talks about his conflicting views on gun control.
The Milwaukee YMCA has expanded its early childhood education and before- and after-school programs, allowing it to serve approximately 400 more children this school year.
Chris Barnes, a stand-up comedian, talks about how he gets his material and where his performances have taken him.
Artisan furniture maker Matt Bohlmann, who purchased and is renovating the building that housed the Finney Library for 50 years, has recruited artist Reginald Baylor to move his studio to the new arts incubator.