PEARLS for Teen Girls’ 10,000 Girls Initiative will extend the organization’s programming, broadening its reach to the neediest populations while increasing the cultural diversity of girls served.
In an emotional ceremony, the Boys & Girls Clubs Stein Scholars pre-college program celebrated its 33 graduating high school seniors and its first class of graduating college students.
Milwaukee high school students have collaborated with a local non-profit arts agency to design and present a museum-quality exhibition about the open housing marches of 1967-68.
More than 600 third graders from the Milwaukee Public Schools received free helmets at Winners Wear Helmets, an annual interactive and educational bike rodeo that teaches children proper bike helmet use and safety.
Dressed in caps and gowns, student demonstrators recently rallied in support of the DREAM Act at the Voces De La Frontera headquarters.
More than 150 high school seniors from seven Milwaukee Public Schools recently celebrated their graduation and admission to college with College Possible program staff and coaches.
Students at Tenor and three other city high schools are learning about the American legal system through a Marquette University Law School program called Street Law. In addition to a full year in the classroom, the teens recently competed in mock trials at the county and federal courthouses.
A study focusing on seven south side MPS elementary and middle schools conducted by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service shows that Spanish-speaking students who have been in ELL classes outperform their non-ELL peers in reading and math.
A rigorous curriculum and high standards that ELL teachers set for their students pay off for Greenfield students.
Admission Possible, an organization that helps low-income students gain admission and succeed in their college careers, recently welcomed a new executive director and soon will have a new name.