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MPS centers help connect students to college

Published June 23, 2019

Four MPS College and Career Centers around the city are open this summer to help students navigate the steps to higher education and jobs, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Urban Spelunking: MPS' Rufus King International High School

Published Feb. 5, 2019

Milwaukee Public Schools is blessed with a number of really, really gorgeous old schoolhouses, but few can compete in the ornate category with Rufus King, which not only was built during the Great Depression, but really offered the ailing economy a giant middle finger with an almost insane attention to detail.

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MPS crisis response team helps students process grief, confront trauma

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.

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LOOK: Students at two MPS schools received free eyeglasses this week

Published Nov. 29, 2018

This year, Wisconsin Vision, in partnership with the Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association and Milwaukee Public Schools, provided free eyeglasses to about 200 students at Clarke Street School on the North Side and Zablocki Elementary on the South Side.

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Urban Spelunking: New Deal-era Enderis Playfield is a WPA gem

Published Sept. 20, 2018

In addition to the "green necklace" of Milwaukee County Parks draped so alluringly around the area, MPS owns 52 neighborhood playfields that add a dose of green space - and fun - to some Milwaukee neighborhoods. One of those is Enderis Playfield, a New Deal-era gem built by the WPA.

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MTEA Stiffs the Kids

The Milwaukee Teachers Education Association  (MTEA) has voted  52% to 48% n against offering  to make contributions to teacher pensions that could have saved the jobs of about 200 teachers.   The lay-offs  are the result of a reduction of  $80 million in  ...


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