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8 Resources for Adult HS Learners  urbanmilwaukee

When it comes to finishing high school, there are numerous options. About 225 students were honored May 22, 2019, for earning General Educational ...



Milwaukee Man Helps People Live Healthy, 1 Plate at a Time  U.S. News & World Report

By CLAIRE HYMAN of Milwaukee Neighborhood News *Service*. MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sammy Smith doesn't need to glance at a cookbook as he moves through ...



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 ...



NNS Spotlight: Helping people live healthy lives, one plate at a time  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Editor's note: This story is part of an occasional series that highlights groups and people worth knowing in Milwaukee. To nominate a person or a group, email ...



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 ...



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

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama's campaign stop in Wisconsin Friday will be at a Milwaukee high school. Obama is campaigning for Sen.



President Obama rallies for Wisconsin candidates during Milwaukee visit  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Former President Barack Obama spoke at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Friday, Oct. 26 to urge people to vote for the state's ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Group Wants Independent North Division  urbanmilwaukee

Community group calls for MPS school to be run by independent, African American board.



North, Zablocki Become Community Schools  urbanmilwaukee

High school and south-side elementary school added to MPS community schools partnership.



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 ...



Milwaukee residents invited to attend Lead-Safe resource fair, free water filters available  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett invited residents, community advocates, and city leaders on Wednesday, April 3 to attend a family-friendly ...



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, ...



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 ...



North Division High School students protest school's water cleanliness  WTMJ-TV

Students at a North side high school are concerned over their access to clean water but the district says the students are spreading false information.



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.



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 ...



'Very proud': Rufus King principal and her mother 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.



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.



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 ...



"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 ...



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.



“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 ...



Evers set to be sworn in as Wisconsin's 46th governor  WTMJ

Democrat Tony Evers is set to take the oath of office and replace Gov. Scott Walker during a noon ceremony Monday at the state Capitol, ending eight years of ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

“Coached by Garmer Currie, and led by 6-5 center Lawrence Ingram … North (Division High School) swept through the tournament and beat Janesville Craig, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



“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 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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Urban Spelunking: Lapham Park Social Center / Alliance High School  OnMilwaukee.com

Driving past, the building that houses MPS' Alliance High School, 850 W. Walnut St., doesn't really look like much. But you get the sense that there's more than ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

As Coo Coo Cal's first major single since 2001, "Home" has been seen by more than 10000 YouTube viewers and drawn the attention of fellow rappers.



Wisconsin Juvenile Prison Closures Offer Chance for Reform  U.S. News & World Report

By ALLISON DIKANOVIC of Milwaukee Neighborhood News *Service*. MILWAUKEE (AP) — About 60 people gathered recently at North Division High School to ...



'A pawn on the chessboard': In lame-duck lawsuits, 15 appointees caught in the middle of partisan battle  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fifteen people are caught in the middle of a legal and political war between Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and the Republican-controlled Legislature.



Wisconsin Governor Race: Walker, Evers Make Final Push  Milwaukee, WI Patch

Wisconsin Governor Race - Milwaukee, WI - The race for Wisconsin Governor between Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers is tightening up as ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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."



This is the Bill Cosby I know  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

I'm not totally objective on the subject of Cosby, but I'm not a sycophant who refuses to acknowledge reports of women insisting he drugged and sexually ...



Barack Obama burns Donald Trump over iPhone story  Mashable

At a rally in Milwaukee, Barack Obama slammed Republicans over complaining about Hillary Clinton's emails while ignoring Donald Trump's iPhone story.



Cap Times election roundup: Coverage of the Wisconsin U.S. Senate race  Madison.com

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin still holds a double-digit lead over her Republican challenger, state Sen. Leah Vukmir, less than a week before Election ...



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

Tim Rogers, a delivery driver with no political experience or campaign funds, is looking to unseat U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore on Nov. 6.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Meet Harvey Scales: musician, producer and songwriting legend  88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Wisconsin certainly has its share of talented musicians. But, did you know that the first record in Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) history to go ...



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.



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.



“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 ...



Walker Might Have Won Had He Been Bolder  Wall Street Journal

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker should have announced that he will take over Milwaukee's failed public schools and appoint someone like Michelle Rhee as ...



'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.



MPS agrees to close, merge, move schools  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee School Board on Thursday night closed, merged or relocated about seven schools for next year to address space and facility issues in a district ...



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 ...



Democratic Congresswoman Dismisses Trump Economic Record As A Lot Of ‘Blah, Blah, Blah’  The Daily Caller

Democratic Rep. Gwen Moore belittled President Donald Trump's economic record Wednesday and then got into a Twitter spat with Rep. Kevin McCarthy over it.



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 ...



Community leaders: public officials ignoring 'public health crisis'  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Despite the recent release of a City of Milwaukee report on lead contamination, community leaders are saying officials have not done enough to educate the ...



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 ...



“Too high:” MPS finds dangerous levels of lead in water at some schools, test results show  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- The FOX6 Investigators were the first, back in April, to report that water was being tested for lead in Milwaukee Public Schools. MPS officials said ...



Wisconsin Kids Say the Darndest (and Wisest) Things About Education  WUWM

As adults, we have a lot of opinions about the way kids these days grow up. We were in their shoes once, and now, we're in charge of bringing up the next.



“Safe space:” Milwaukee Recreation’s ‘Summer Stars’ program works to keep young people out of trouble  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Teenagers in Milwaukee have been in the news for all the wrong reasons of late -- shootings, carjackings, thefts and more. So how do we keep ...



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 ...



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

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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.



'Don't boo. Vote': parties draw biggest names to boost Wisconsin turnout  The Guardian

With few people switching parties, Republicans and Democrats use their 'star cast' to campaign for the electoral prizes at stake.



Obama CIA Read Congressional Staffers’ Emails about Protecting Whistleblowers  National Review

President Obama's CIA surveilled emails sent by congressional staffers pertaining to how best to protect agency whistleblowers, a release of previously ...



Hope and Change 2.0: City could be on cusp of ending 172-year streak of white male mayors  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Marvin Pratt, former acting Milwaukee mayor, reflects on his political career and leadership in the City of Milwaukee. Angela Peterson/Milwaukee Journal ...



Betty Klopcic - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Betty (Middleton) Klopcic, 89, of Palmyra was a woman who loved and served the Lord with all of her heart.



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