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MPS launches big push to green more school playgrounds

Published July 8, 2019

Along with a long list of collaborators, Milwaukee Public Schools is announcing a multimillion-dollar investment in green schoolyards on Tuesday as part of an ongoing program to complete projects that will enhance school lanscapes, create outdoor learning spaces and improve the environmental impact of school grounds by replacing asphalt with green spaces.


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.


Urban spelunking: Westside Academy / 31st Street School

Published June 18, 2019

A little more than halfway through our tour of Westside Academy's home in the former 31st Street School, Principal Renee Drane had to excuse herself to attend another meeting. When her School Support Teacher Antoinette Means took over, she said, "you showed him the old books, right?"

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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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