A districtwide uniform policy recently passed by the Milwaukee Public Schools Board of Directors attempts to address bullying and reduce costs for low-income families, but critics say it does not get at the root cause of those issues.
A group of 35 students from Reagan High School will have the opportunity to see plant and animal species that can be found nowhere else in the world when they travel to the Galapagos Islands this summer.
“Fill the Gaps” is a temporary initiative created by Arts @ Large and Milwaukee Public Schools to place trained artist educators in classrooms until the district can hire licensed teachers.
David Washington loves math so much that he completed all the math courses his school offered by the time he was a sophomore. MAS sent him to Marquette University calculus classes for two years and now he is bound for Northwestern University.
About 150 Milwaukee Public Schools students performed their poetry in front of celebrity judges at a recent poetry slam.
Bradley Tech High School’s second annual career day allowed students to explore the skilled trades hands on, with the hope of helping them find their passion and connect with industry professionals.
The Wisconsin Scholastic Chess Federation provides opportunities for children to learn chess and compete in tournaments.
The Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association and others are calling on state legislators to fully fund public education and reduce disparities between poorer and wealthier districts.
Rufus King International High School’s Jew Crew and Friends of Islam invited students from three Milwaukee high schools to learn about forgiveness and reconciliation from Israeli and Palestinian parents who lost their children during the ongoing conflict.
The Milwaukee Health Department Back to School Health Fair at South Division High School offered information and vaccinations for community members, while public health officials practiced responding to a public health emergency.