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.
More than 80 local youth celebrated the launch of their college careers thanks to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Public Schools board is mulling over a proposal by Demond Means, commissioner of the Opportunity Schools Partnership Program, that would expand community schools. MPS would run the schools, which would employ union teachers.
Stellar Collegiate charter school will open on the South Side in August with a focus on literacy. The school was approved by the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Charter School Office.