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Urban League, United Way detail plans for Milwaukee's troubled North Division High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee's troubled North Division High School is expected to see a renewed emphasis on college and career readiness, employment services for students ...



Howard Fuller emerges as central figure in battle over the future of MPS North Division High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Longtime school choice advocate Howard Fuller is emerging as a central figure in a simmering battle over the future of Milwaukee's struggling North Division ...



Battling for the soul of North Division High School  Milwaukee Community Journal

Almost a decade to the day after members of a task force officially reached an impasse in efforts to turn around the fledgling North Division high school, many of ...



Democrats bring Barack Obama to North Division High School in Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former President Barack Obama speaks at a rally for Democratic candidates up and down the ticket with Sen. Tammy Baldwin (center) and gubernatorial ...



Security top of mind for former Pres. Obama’s visit to Milwaukee  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Suspicious packages were mailed to prominent Democrats and CNN just days ahead of former President Barack Obama's visit to Milwaukee on ...



MPS unveils ambitious plan to transform education in one of Milwaukee's poorest neighborhoods  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MPS would create a state-of-the-art middle school and a feeder system for North Division High School.



Obama will campaign at Milwaukee's North Division High School Friday  WTMJ-TV

Former President Barack Obama's campaign stop in Wisconsin Friday will be at a Milwaukee high school.



North Division, Zablocki chosen to participate in community schools partnership  OnMilwaukee.com

Clement J. Zablocki School and North Division High School are the two newest Milwaukee Public Schools to join the Milwaukee Community Schools ...



MPS board approves plan to restructure 53206 schools, increase North Division enrollment  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Milwaukee Public Schools is moving forward with an initiative to reconfigure schools in the 53206 ZIP code, creating a feeder system for North Division and ...



North Division High School 1968 50 Year Class Reunion  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

On Saturday October 6, 2018 at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino North Division High School 1968 50 Year Class Reunion along with 1967 and 1969 ...



'We deserve to feel safe in our own skin:' North Division students march for Black Lives Matter  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

About 200 students took to the streets this week to support the Black Lives Matter movement at North Division High School. Various schools across the city are ...



Group Wants Independent North Division  urbanmilwaukee

As North Division High School transitions to a “community school” in the fall, a group of stakeholders is calling for an independent school board made up of ...



Kamala Harris’s Teacher-Pay Plan: Adventures in Logrolling  National Review

Senator Kamala Harris has proposed a $315 billion program to raise teachers' salaries by $13,500. There is nothing quite as fine to the worst kind of politician ...



North Division committee calls for independent African-American board to run failing school  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

A group of North Division High School alumni, neighborhood residents and students known as the Call to Action Committee is seeking more control for ...



MPS Restructures Schools in 53206 Area  urbanmilwaukee

8 elementary and middle schools will all feed into North Division High School.



Barack Obama speaks at North Division High to reinvigorate black voters in 53206  The Milwaukee Independent

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin welcomed former President Barack Obama to Wisconsin on October 26 to campaign with Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tony ...



School Report Cards: MPS Has 39 Failing Schools, 5 Top Performers  Wauwatosa, WI Patch

MPS Has 39 Failing Schools, 5 Top Performers - Wauwatosa, WI - The Democratic Party held its pre-election rally with Barack Obama at Milwaukee's ...



North, Zablocki Become Community Schools  urbanmilwaukee

At a recent national forum on community schools, principal Chris Garza of Zablocki Elementary School heard a school leader make a comment that resonated ...



Borsuk: A Milwaukee high school is one of the lowest performing in the U.S. Is help on the way?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

By the numbers, Milwaukee North Division High School is one of the lowest performing comprehensive public high schools in America. Let's start with a few ...



MPS to Host First-Ever Language Summit  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE (December 11, 2018) – MPS is proud to host a Language Summit on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The Language Summit will bring together ...



Hut, hut, hike! Gilbert Brown Foundation hosts free football camp for kids starting Tuesday, July 10  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The Gilbert Brown Foundation and the AT&T Wisconsin Pioneers are teaming up to hold a free football camp for Milwaukee youth at North ...



Segregated schools are still the norm. Howard Fuller is fine with that  The Hechinger Report

School founder Howard Fuller visits with students at the Milwaukee Collegiate Academy charter school. Photo: Amadou Diallo for The Hechinger Report.



Representative Gwen Moore announces she has cancer  WTMJ

One of Milwaukee's representatives in Congress says she has been living with cancer for more than a year.



How a Milwaukee community garden helped turn a struggling boy into 'Lil Obama'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On a Saturday four years ago, Maleak Taylor followed some cousins to a community garden at the corner of North 9th and West Ring streets in Milwaukee.



As students, activists rally outside North Division H.S., MPS officials say there are no water issues  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Students at North Division High School rallied outside the school on Wednesday, May 3rd. They say there's lead in their drinking water, and ...



Borsuk: MPS Interim Superintendent Keith Posley has optimism and big goals for troubled schools  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Keith Posley is a really optimistic person with big goals. I asked him several days ago about the future of Milwaukee's North Division High School. “This is going ...



Milwaukee Board of School Directors Approves Development Plans at July Board Meeting  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE (July 27, 2018) –As part of a plan to increase student achievement, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors approved changes to strengthen the ...



Wisconsin Governor Evers says Virginia Gov. Northam should resign  WTMJ

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says fellow a Democrat, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, should resign amid the fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school ...



Reparations for Milwaukee?  National Review

If you don't like Milwaukee or San Francisco, try Philadelphia, Cleveland, Chicago, St. Louis, or any other Democrat-dominated city and ask how things are ...



Obama endorses candidates, urges voting at local high school  Marquette Wire

This year Obama endorsed Wisconsin's Democratic ticket with candidates Tammy Baldwin for U.S. senator and Tony Evers for governor. Lieutenant governor ...



Rufus King principal, her mom come full circle  WTMJ-TV

Rufus King International High School Principal Tanzanique Carrington said she overcame the odds to get where she is today, thanks to her mom.



From high school star to homeless addict to convicted killer: The Lawrence Ingram story  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Lawrence Ingram helped lead North Division to the boys basketball state championship. Now he's starting a 20-year prison sentence.



Milwaukee Public Schools, Racine Unified avoid ‘failing’ status in latest report cards  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MADISON — The newest statewide report card shows dozens of Milwaukee schools -- both public and private -- are failing. But no districts fell into that category, ...



Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes on Milwaukee Police officer death, Foxconn and Virginia  WTMJ

New Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes dived into numerous hot-button issues with WTMJ's Gene Mueller in a one-on-one conversation.



Mom Watched Daughter, 13, Die, Now Asking For Memorial Help  Milwaukee, WI Patch

Mom Watched Daughter, 13, Die - Milwaukee, WI - The shooting took place in one of Milwaukee's poorest neighborhoods.



Families come together for 16th annual Daddy-Daughter Dance  WTMJ-TV

Families came together Saturday night for the 16th annual Daddy Daughter Dance on the north side of Milwaukee.



North Division High School hosts 15th annual Daddy-Daughter Dance  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Quality bonding time! Dads and their daughters put on their best attire to attend the Daddy-Daughter Dance at North Division High School on ...



Evers supports legalization of recreational marijuana  WTMJ

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, who campaigned in support of legalizing medical marijuana, went a step further this week and said he now supports full legalization ...



"It breaks my heart:" 5-year-old Milwaukee girl suffering from lead poisoning  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- 5-year-old Caleah Boone is suffering from lead poisoning. In 2016, when she was just 2-years-old her mother Natalie Payne said ...



“Destined to do great things:” MPS event helps young men find hope, opportunity  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Wednesday, March 15th was dubbed "A Day of Destiny" for the African-American male students at North Division High School. The point was to ...



Donald Trump turns focus to Wisconsin's races for Senate, governor  Madison.com

President Donald Trump is making a campaign visit Wednesday to central Wisconsin as Republicans grow increasingly nervous about the prospects of holding ...



Wisconsin Gov. Evers declares state of emergency ahead of record cold  KMSP-TV

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has declared a state of emergency as record-setting, dangerous cold moves into the state following a snowstorm overnight Sunday.



Photo Gallery: Remembering Harvey Scales  urbanmilwaukee

Harvey Scales, Milwaukee's “Godfather of Soul”, passed away this week at age 78. Scales (September 27, 1942 – February 11, 2019) received national ...



The 'Gravedigger' is back on the gridiron hosting 13th annual football camp  WTMJ-TV

The NFL season kickoff is more than 50 days away, but if you drive past North Division High School this week you may see a former Green Bay Packers back on ...



Barack Obama Visited Milwaukee to Encourage People to Vote  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

By Ana Martinez-Ortiz. Former President Barack Obama told the crowd, the only way to make a change is to vote. (Photo by Ana Martinez-Ortiz). When it comes ...



Boys into men: Milwaukee initiative trains coaches to guide young athletes on relationship violence  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thirty Milwaukee coaches will begin a Coaching Boys into Men initiative to prevent gun, domestic and sexual violence.



Former Milwaukee columnist remembers working with Bill Cosby  WISN Milwaukee

Eugene Kane, a former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist, said he knew Bill Cosby as a personal and professional acquaintance in the early 2000's.



Rapper Coo Coo Cal's new video 'a love letter to Milwaukee'  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Coo Coo Cal (Screen shot from “Home” by Coo Coo Cal featuring Fee$). Coo Coo Cal's music video, called “Home,” showcases a number of Milwaukee's ...



Nefertari African Dance Company celebrating 50th anniversary with festival  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The Nefertari African Dance Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a festival this weekend. Evan spent the morning at the Wisconsin ...



Joe Biden, Eric Trump to campaign in Wisconsin ahead of Nov. 6 election  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08: Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers a keynote address regarding the future of the middle class, at the Brookings ...



Stewart: Mickell Harrell has the toughest football coaching job in the area  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Despite low numbers and tough circumstances, Milwaukee North coach Mickell Harrell has kept the school's football program alive.



Urban agriculture: Work on your green thumb at Alice’s Garden in Milwaukee  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Alice's Garden provides models of regenerative farming, community cultural development, and economic agricultural enterprises for the global ...



'200 Nights of Freedom' 50th Anniversary Celebrated Saturday at North Division  Shepherd Express

The event also focused on reigniting youth activism in the city to accelerate change.



Josh Kaul nixes Brad Schimel's practice of requiring all Wisconsin DOJ employees to sign nondisclosure agreements  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MADISON - Attorney General Josh Kaul won't require Department of Justice staff to sign non-disclosure agreements — a practice his predecessor began ahead ...



Medicaid expansion is an early goal for Governor-elect Tony Evers  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MADISON — The battle over whether Wisconsin should accept federal money to expand Medicaid coverage for about 75000 more poor people is shaping up to ...



Democrat Tony Evers elected Wisconsin governor, denying Republican Scott Walker a third term  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WISCONSIN - Democrat Tony Evers will oust Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from office, denying the Republican a third term and accomplishing something ...



Goodbye 'Divide and Conquer': With Walker Gone, Wisconsin Begins a New Era  Progressive.org

We've gotten away from who we are and the values that make Wisconsin great. Not Democratic or Republican values, but Wisconsin values: Kindness and ...



Taking a look back: They made high school basketball history during the height of racial tension in U.S.  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- There they were on the day after Thanksgiving -- together as one, and in some cases, for the first time in 55 years! "It is so wonderful to see ...



Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance at North Division High School February 20th  WDJT

The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative is hosting its annual Daddy/Daughter Dance at North Division High School on Saturday, February 20th. The event ...



North Division, site of presidential visit, has other ties to Obama  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

North Division High, the site of President Barack Obama's campaign stop Tuesday on behalf of Mary Burke, was the recipient of close to $4 million in federal ...



Sherman W. Hochman  Davis Enterprise

Born into a busy Milwaukee, Wis. household, the sixth child of Israel and Muriel Hochman, Sherman was said to be the apple of his mother's eye.



Wisconsin state lands agency eliminates ban on climate change advocacy  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The new board of the Commissioners of Public Lands reversed a prohibition on climate change advocacy at the obscure state agency.



When Milwaukee students demanded more black history — and food — in their schools in 1968  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee civil rights leaders fought for integration in the education of African-American kids. In early 1968, students took up the fight themselves.



“No Amount of Tears:” Students in Milwaukee take a stand against bullying  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Wednesday, October 25th was "Unity Day," a nationwide effort to promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion -- and students in Milwaukee ...



Can Scott Walker extend his winning streak in Wisconsin?  The Washington Post

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Republican Gov. Scott Walker arrived at the Milwaukee Bearing and Machining plant one afternoon earlier this week to a hail of ...



Downpour doesn't stop Milwaukee Juneteenth Day celebration  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

About an hour before Milwaukee's 47th annual Juneteenth celebration officially began, it started to pour — and it didn't look like it would quit anytime soon.



The Argument for a Return to Black Schools  OZY

Howard Fuller wants to cure the education system of racial biases. For that, he doesn't mind segregation.



Harvey Scales, 'Milwaukee's Godfather of Soul,' writer of hit 'Disco Lady,' has died at 77  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Harvey Scales was dubbed "Milwaukee's Godfather of Soul." And across a six-decade career, he lived up to the title. The charismatic singer played swinging ...



Rare Michael Jordan shoe goes from Milwaukee mall demolition site to high-priced auction  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

As the Capitol Court Mall closed down, Larry Awe found in an old storage room what might be "the most significant Air Jordan in existence."



Political novice challenges Gwen Moore for 4th Congressional District seat  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore would appear to have an ironclad hold on her 4th District seat. The Democratic congresswoman has crushed every challenger in one ...



Borsuk: Scene at board meeting a sign of choppy times ahead for MPS  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

There is good news about the Milwaukee education scene. There are good schools across the city. Some of them are growing or planning to grow. There are a ...



Gloria Mittag  Ozaukee Press

Gloria L. Mittag, 85, died at her Grafton home on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Mrs. Mittag was born in Milwaukee on April 1, 1933, to Paul and Agnes Anderson Shipley.



Former President Obama urges voter turnout in Milwaukee at speech condemning Trump's policies  The Milwaukee Independent

Former President Barack Obama fiercely criticized Donald Trump's tenure in office and his destabilizing policies on October 26, in a fiery address to the ...



President Trump rallies for Republicans in Mosinee  WBAY

President Donald Trump promised a less fiery tone as he rallied for Wisconsin Republicans, speaking for almost an hour-and-a-half.



Obama, Trump rallies illustrate Wisconsin's divide: 'It makes me sad how polarized it is'  Madison.com

The split-screen of voter rallies held by the current and former president in Mosinee and Milwaukee is a microcosm of America in 2018.



Democrats' expanded control of state governments could change the 2020 political landscape  CNBC

Democrats picked up full control of a half dozen statehouses Tuesday, while Republicans lost full control of four others as voters in three dozen states elected ...



Police Union Throws Support Behind Leah Vukmir  The Daily Caller

The Milwaukee Police Association (MPA) endorsed the Wisconsin GOP candidate for Senate, Leah Vukmir, over incumbent Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin ...



Yesterday's Milwaukee: The Rise and Fall of Bronzeville  urbanmilwaukee

At its peak in the 1930s to 1950s, it had quite a history.



Gwen Moore wins victory by large margin  Marquette Wire

Moore was first elected to this position in 2004, making her the first African American Congresswoman in the state of Wisconsin.



Former Vice President Biden Visits Milwaukee  WUWM

Former Vice President Joe Biden came to Wisconsin to support Democratic candidates Tony Evers and Mandela Barnes. Angelina Mosher Salazar reports.



“We want to be the healthiest city in this country:” Health Fair held at North Division H.S.  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's mayor and health officials are urging parents to check their kid's immunization records. Many children don't have the required ...



Wisconsin juvenile prison closures offer chance for reform  Star Tribune

About 60 people gathered recently at North Division High School to discuss opportunities for juvenile justice reform in light of state legislation that will close ...



Across Wisconsin, students take part in National School Walkout against gun violence  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students at Rufus King High School in Milwaukee took part in the National School Walkout on Wednesday. The 17-minute walkout was to remember the 17 lives ...



Activists honor past, imagine future at March on Milwaukee 50th finale  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Joe McClain (left) and Chanda Wheeler pose for a snapshot after an intergenerational discussion at the March on Milwaukee 50th final celebration last weekend ...



From North Division to Yokosuka: Navy sailor credits growing up in Milwaukee  The Milwaukee Independent

A Milwaukee native and 2009 North Division High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. Petty Officer 3rd ...



Wisconsin roundup: Reward for missing Barron girl up to $50K;...  Hudson Star Observer

Authorities are now posting a $50,000 reward in the search for a missing girl from northwestern Wisconsin. A $25,000 reward previously posted by the FBI was ...



“It was very helpful:” Free basketball camp prepares Milwaukee’s youth for the game of life  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- A free basketball camp takes Milwaukee's youth off the streets of the inner city and into a high school gym. But the lessons being taught will go ...



Which MPS schools had the most sources of lead in water? FOX6 Investigators have the list  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools ran tests in 2016 to see if there was lead in the water at its schools. The results, released in December 2016, showed ...



Obama, Trump heading to Georgia for governor's race final stretch  ABC News

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama are planning trips to Georgia this week to lend their support in the state's heated race for governor.



Intergenerational Conversation Builds Community  urbanmilwaukee

Volunteers donning red t-shirts with yellow letters that spelled out, “Conversation builds bridges” on the front, and “Understanding helps us cross,” on the back ...



Wisconsin is the most segregated state in America, according to new report  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Fifty-six years after Dr. Martin Luther King first introduced the world to his dream of a colorblind America, a new report by WalletHub shows just how far ...



A Call for Clean Water  urbanmilwaukee

On a recent weekday afternoon, a group of North Division High School students, Milwaukee Public Schools teachers and other supporters demonstrated in front ...



Gilbert Brown on instilling values in youth  WTMJ-TV

Packers Super Bowl Champion Gilbert Brown is trying to pass on values he learned from his parents to kids in Milwaukee.



President Obama fires up Milwaukee crowd for Mary Burke  Madison.com

With exactly one week until Election Day, President Barack Obama campaigned in Milwaukee with Mary Burke on Tuesday evening.



Milwaukee natives recall Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination  WTMJ-TV

As the world remembers the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we are taking a look at his impact here in Milwaukee. TODAY'S TMJ4 sat down with a ...



Eyes on Milwaukee: New Building for Bronzeville  urbanmilwaukee

Apartments and medical clinic coming to N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.



The Note: Trump, Obama bring dueling styles and disparate messages  ABC News

The Note: Trump, Obama bring dueling styles and disparate messages in the final days of the midterm campaign.



MPS Expels Construction Skills Training Program From North Division  urbanmilwaukee

One Hope Made Strong, a construction skills training program with 275 students enrolled and a waiting list of more than 500 students, has been forced to leave ...



New Milwaukee Excellence Charter School to open in fall after MPS Board vote  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE (December 18, 2015) – Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, a new Milwaukee Public Schools charter school, will being serving students in ...



Fifth summer of We Got This focuses on reading, jobs  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Kavayah Lashay (center) talks to Stephanie Morris (left) as Turyah Harrison and Kaliyah Johnson (right) browse through books in the We Got This garden.



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