Neu-Life Community Development has enlisted youth to participate in renovating its headquarters at 2014 W. North Ave. Young people in the after-school program also have helped with design ideas and aspects of the construction process.
The Academy of Health Sciences at South Division High School attempts to close the achievement gap for students interested in a career in health sciences.
Alliance School of Milwaukee, founded with an anti-bullying, anti-harassment mandate, is a haven for diverse students in terms of race, sexual orientation and religion.
Milwaukee College Prep, a network of charter schools, emphasizes academic rigor and character education to put students on the path to higher education.
About 150 MPS students competed for a spot at the America SCORES national poetry slam, which takes place in New York City in April.
Neighborhood residents and other users of the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center met with Quorum Architects and center and park staff to share their ideas.
At a special retreat called to review its charter school program, MPS leaders signaled that they would shift the district’s authorizing model to actively charter schools that meet the needs of its students.
A former charter school opponent cast the deciding vote as the MPS Board of School Directors approved a partnership that will see Carmen South and Casimir Pulaski High School exist side by side.
Young people who participated in creating Beyond the Bell, a new app for finding after-school activities, say they gained skills and are proud of the result.
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.