Daniel Montalvo, a senior at Reagan College Preparatory High School, was selected as National Urban Debater of the Year and will compete in the national tournament beginning April 19.
Many leaders of community organizations who worked with Dr. Darienne Driver during her tenure as superintendent say they are sorry to hear of her impending departure and grateful for her dedication to MPS students.
Participants in the recent march against gun violence are looking to the November elections to enable passage of stricter gun laws.
The founders of the Future Urban Leaders Foundation initiated an after-school program to provide central city students with the kinds of extracurricular enrichment activities and academic support that benefitted them growing up.
Black students demanded an end to the “school-to-prison pipeline,” at a recent rally outside an MPS board meeting.
Chef Michael Feker taught volunteers how to cook and serve hot breakfasts for Auer Avenue School students during an eight-week program that took more than a year to plan.
More than 80 students and about 20 organizations, including businesses and nonprofits, participated in Reagan High School’s first Opportunity Fair.
Princess Vaulx, a senior at Milwaukee High School of the Arts, won a merit award from the National YoungArts Foundation for vocal jazz.
While a new national report focusing on black male achievement highlights Milwaukee’s increased investment and action to support black men and boys, progress toward improving the lives of black males in the city has been slow.
Community activist and former teacher Jamaal Smith aims to reduce the inequalities students of color face in the education system.