Milwaukee Public Schools has issued two documents that outline its reopening plan for schools this fall.
Although the MPS Board of School Directors has unanimously voted in favor of ending contracts with the Milwaukee Police Department, there is one contract that stands in the way, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
The Milwaukee Board of School Directors voted unanimously Thursday night to end its contracts with the Milwaukee Police Department.
Six MPS middle schools will get digital fabrication labs this year as part of the final phase of a 10-year GE Foundation grant, the foundation and Milwaukee Public Schools announced Wednesday afternoon in a joint press conference.
Check out this new Edgar the Producer video for Seize the Emcee's first track, called "MPS (J Dilla Tribute)," which starts with a nod to the rapper's public schooling in Milwaukee.
The digital divide in Milwaukee has been highlighted by the pandemic school closures that have forced most communication and interaction between teachers and students online. Wednesday morning, the Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation announced a new initiative to help bridge that gap.
Today, MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley released a statement concerning the ongoing protests taking place throughout the country - including Milwaukee.
Here, for a nice stroll down memory lane, are postcard images of nine vintage Milwaukee public schoolhouses. They are a mix of buildings that survive and that are now long gone.
A teacher from Milwaukee Public Schools' Parkview School was honored today by Chance the Rapper, who also made a surprise donation of $30,000 to the teacher and her school during this Teacher Appreciation Week.
Within MPS, O'Keefe-Boettcher and some of her peers are figuring out ways to continue some aspects of teaching, without making any work required, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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.
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.
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.
Jarvis Williams talks about his decision to part ways with the forthcoming Fine & Dandy Fried Chicken project.
It's true that the long, low, single-story Hamlin Garland School on Milwaukee's far South Side isn't the style of building that typically grabs my attention. Call it a Midcentury Modern ranch house of a school building. But I try to never turn down an invitation to visit a public school, and stopping in at Garland recently reminded me why.