The MPS youth apprentice program offers teens the opportunity to work for pay at local companies, gaining experience and “filling a pipeline” for employers.
St. Marcus Lutheran School students and teachers walked to a local fire station to commemorate 9/11. Every year, school leaders explain the importance of the day and teach students about “everyday heroes.”
Students and teachers were informed Tuesday that the MPS administration has recommended Webster for closure, effective at the end of the week.
Alderwoman Milele Coggs and Tracey Dent of the Peace for Change Alliance visited Keefe Avenue School on the North Side as staff prepares to welcome students back next week.
On the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Sylville Smith, his family hosted a “Back to School Bash.” The event provided an outlet for community members to celebrate Smith’s life and get students excited to go back to school.
In the first year of Teach for America’s Milwaukee Summer Institute, new corps members learned the basics of teaching, and the challenges and opportunities of working in the city.
The new Milwaukee Public Schools Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement was created to address failures in educating young men of color, but critics say lack of student involvement thus far is hampering the department’s likelihood for success.
The YWCA’s High School Equivalency Diploma program helps students obtain high school-level credentials by completing a 20-week course.
St. Augustine Preparatory Academy will primarily serve Latino students when it begins classes next month. The school also will offer community members access to a health care clinic, ESL classes and GED preparation.
Six female students at Hayes Bilingual students were introduced to careers in science, technology, engineering and math during a five-day program this summer.