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.
Que and Khalif El-Amin grew up thinking that anything was possible for them. Now they bring that message to local kids.
Soon after Milwaukee Public Schools announced that it would not partner with the Opportunity Schools Partnership Program to restructure a failing school, the district made known that it would add to its roster of community schools, a reform model that has seen success nationwide.
Two North Division High School students developed an app to help children battle serious diseases with words of encouragement.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and sponsors created a talent show to dissuade youths from violence in response to increased murder rates in Milwaukee.
Tina Owen-Moore founded the Alliance School of Milwaukee in 2005, the first in the nation to start with a mission of reducing bullying.
A Republican state representative and the executive director of the Milwaukee teachers’ union agree that school funding in the state is not working, but a solution may be hard to come by.
Milwaukee teens collaborated with two local artists to create an animated video showing what the hijab means to them.