In less than two weeks, the current version of the GED exam will change and students who’ve passed some, but not all, the exams will have to start over.
Young refugees from southeast Asia find help overcoming language and cultural barriers at a South Side after-school program.
Forty percent of teens who smoke use candy-flavored tobacco products, and 60 percent of those don’t plan on quitting.
The number of charter schools authorized by MPS has decreased by 23 percent since 2011, contributing to declining revenues for the district.
The Banner School of Milwaukee, an MPS-authorized charter, serves middle-school students in grades 6-8. It is part of the Banner educational group, a national education management association. The new school, located at 7171 W. Brown Deer Road, is Banner’s second partnership with MPS, though Banner Prep, an MPS alternative school serving at-risk students, is not […]
Woodlands East, authorized by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is the second Woodlands charter and serves 102 students. This year, the school houses K-4 through second grade students, but will expand by one grade level each year until it’s K-8. Growing by one grade level each year allows the school to mold young students in the […]
Rocketship Southside Community Prep, chartered by the City of Milwaukee, is part of Rocketship Education, a national network of elementary school charters. The school has enjoyed a high level of support from businesses and other entities and has raised $2.5 million in local private start-up funds. The 300-student school, at 3003 W. Cleveland Ave., has […]
The goal of the recently opened Abundant Blessings Community Outreach Services is to reduce Milwaukee’s high infant mortality rate.
Despite a steady rain, thousands were on hand to celebrate during the 42nd annual UMOS Mexican Independence Day Parade and Festival.
Undeterred by stormy weather, hundreds of people visited the Silver City neighborhood to partake in the area’s second annual International Food and Art Walk.