Schools may be closed, but these Milwaukee teachers are finding creative ways to connect with their young charges.
From livestream Q&As, virtual chess lessons, contests for academic computer programs and weekly phone check-ins, Milwaukee’s youth-serving nonprofit organizations are adapting to closures and finding new ways to support young people.
Students from kindergarten to 12th grade were asked to speak on “Your life has significance” as part of the annual King Day observances at the Marcus Performing Arts Center.
If you are thinking of applying for school and have not begun the process, here are six things you should know.
Although Milwaukee Public Schools has backed off from purchasing 16 new X-Ray-style metal detectors, members of a youth advocacy group say they will continue their fight to abolish the machines as well as police from all schools.
Here are eight organizations throughout Milwaukee that provide after-school programming and care.
Going back to school adds up. Organizations throughout Milwaukee have affordable options for families in need of school supplies and clothes.
Jennifer López knows firsthand the challenges of attending under-resourced schools. It didn’t stop her. And she wants the 2,000 students at Carmen to soar as well.
Graduates, students attending high school in fall and their families can get help with college admission, financial aid, jobs and internships at MPS College and Career Centers in four high schools this summer.
Going back to school can feel frustrating for high school dropouts, but it can also be a rewarding experience. Here’s how to get going.