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.
A proposed “knowledge exchange” partnership would put the high-performing Carmen charter school and public Pulaski High School under one roof in an effort to improve achievement at the struggling South Side high school.
Te’Jon Lucas, who ranks among Wisconsin’s top 20 basketball players, received 16 scholarship offers to play Division I basketball, and chose the Fighting Illini.
Quan Caston is bringing his talent for drawing and chess to central city children, believing that these skills will help them think methodically and connect with others.
United Community Center pledged $20,000 to the county in 2012 toward reconstruction of Walker Square Park, but it still hasn’t paid.
Escuela Verde school will hold a grand opening ceremony on Sept. 10 to celebrate its move to the Silver City neighborhood.