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Urban spelunking: Old North Milwaukee, Custer High & Edison Middle Schools

Published Feb. 13, 2020

Building names can come and go at public schools as neighborhoods change, as district needs change, as programs change. The currently vacant schoolhouse at 5372 N. 37th St. - listed for sale by the City of Milwaukee Department of City Development - had three names during its life span.

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Basketball coach demands his students score on and off the court

Published Jan. 19, 2020

It's the day after Christmas, and the sounds of thumping basketballs, squeaking sneakers and shouts from Pulaski/Carmen High School boys varsity basketball coach Melvin White echo off the walls of the school's gym, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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11 more lost Milwaukee schoolhouses

Published Jan. 7, 2020

When, a few years ago, I posted about 11 lost Milwaukee schoolhouses, readers asked for more. Here, then, are 11 more examples of temples of learning lost to the wrecking ball over the years.

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MPS Mayoral Takeover: The Public Hearing

I'm a glutton for punishment.  I actually attended the MPS School Board's pep rally last evening.  I assumed that it would be more entertainment than enlightenment, but I came away embarrassed and saddened.  The concept of the Board hosting a meeting with the sole intent of bringin...


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