Results tagged with 'Schools'
Published Feb. 4, 2019
The Light & Unite Red annual campaign focuses on educating people on the dangers of substance abuse while also connecting them with treatment and preventive options. This year, it recruited youths to advocate against substance abuse among their peers, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Jan. 26, 2019
Shortly after a spat of bullying graffiti hit the school, inspirational messages began appearing on the bathroom mirror in response, courtesy of Tiffany Miller, a special education teacher at Lloyd Street School, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Jan. 9, 2019
The Milwaukee Bucks, City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) have officially launched a first-of-its-kind partnership - MENTOR Greater Milwaukee - to provide support to mentor organizations and programs across the city and to help meet the demand for quality mentors in Milwaukee.
Published Jan. 6, 2019
When eighth-grade teacher Stanley Levells announced Sandra Parks' death, members of MPS crisis response team were there with him, and others were dispersed throughout the school as the news was shared with students, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Jan. 5, 2019
Joselyn Arreguin is spending her senior year of high school a little differently than most students. Every other Friday she chops, grates and simmers food at a pop-up lunch eatery called Sabor Verde, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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July 22, 2013by Michael J. Petrilli and Michelle GiningerThe Thomas B. Fordham InstituteWisconsin governor Scott Walker has been called a lot of things over the past two years; many of these epithets are unprintable in this family-friendly publication. But according to a new Fordham report, he de...
Opportunities Lost in Milwaukee
Statement of Alderman Bob Donovan
December 16, 2009
During its special session today in Madison, the Wisconsin Legislature chose to delay action on historic legislation that would give Milwaukee’s mayor the power to appoint the superintendent ...
As I start my first beginning of the school year, I wonder why the uproar about the mayor taking over? I am fully aware of the impending accountability of teaching 4th grade and the high pressure testing that my students will encounter. Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...
This column appears in the March 11 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Sports fans do it from their seats. Millions do it to help choose the next "American Idol." President Barack Obama even used it to give supporters the scoop on his choice for a running mate. ...
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