A yearlong series of articles addressed how programs created by the “war on poverty” are playing out in Milwaukee half a century later. It also put a face on poverty through the stories of people who struggle every day just to get by.
More than a decade of increased truancy in MPS high schools prompts questions about what the district is doing to address the empty desks.
Despite the large racial disparity in the way marijuana possession laws are enforced in Wisconsin, decriminalization advocates say nothing will change as long as the issue is considered an “inner city” problem.
Some Milwaukee teens are getting their driver’s licenses suspended — sometimes prior to getting them — for unpaid tickets from non-driving offenses.
An undercover investigation by the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service revealed just how far some online high school programs are willing to go to enroll students, and how they continue to evade law enforcement.
An undercover investigation by the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service revealed how far some online high school programs are willing to go to enroll students, and how they continue to evade law enforcement.
Many undocumented immigrants from Milwaukee County who were deported as a result of the federal Secure Communities program were guilty of misdemeanor offenses, such as driving without a license, according to a new report.
Women’s health care advocates are urging state administrators to delay a proposal that restructures a breast and cervix cancer screening program for uninsured women.
Unpaid traffic tickets are leading to a growing number of driver’s license suspensions for impoverished, minority Milwaukeeans.
The number of charter schools authorized by MPS has decreased by 23 percent since 2011, contributing to declining revenues for the district.