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MPS asks students, staff parents for feedback to improve students' opportunities  WISN Milwaukee

Milwaukee Public Schools wants to hear from the community about education-related issues to improve students' academic experience and enrich ...



MPS seeks your feedback on education through survey, listening sessions  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) announced on Thursday, Aug. 22 the launch of a district survey designed to gather feedback from the ...



Milwaukee Public Schools Launches Community Survey  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

By Ana Martinez-Ortiz. Dr. Keith Posley says MPS wants as many responses as possible and for everyone to contribute their input. (Photo by Ana Martinez-Ortiz).



Milwaukee Public Schools seek community input for district sucess  WTMJ

The head of Milwaukee Public Schools is asking for feedback to help improve the district for years to come.



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 ...



Milwaukee native Gil Brandt inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame with player he scouted  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For six decades, Brandt has been involved in the sport at a high level, from personnel director with the Cowboys to league consultant to draft guru.



A Conversation with Howard Fuller: Part 1  Capital Research Center

This article first appeared in the Giving Review, a blog of Philanthropy Daily, on August 12, 2019. Born in January 1941 in Shreveport, La., Howard Fuller is one ...



OPINION: 'The hospital is not closing': We are invested in our Ascension St. Joseph campus  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

In an open letter to the Milwaukee community, Ascension Wisconsin says it's invested in its Ascension St. Joseph campus as an anchor for healthcare and ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

As racial separation in U.S. schools becomes more pronounced, Howard Fuller takes issue with those who say racial integration is the solution.



'Seeds of Possibility' in Milwaukee  Shepherd Express

Off the Cuff with Eve Hall, president of Milwaukee Urban League and recipient of the Seeds of Possibility honor.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Group Wants Independent North Division  urbanmilwaukee

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



Packers' legend returns to Milwaukee for annual kid's football camp  WISN Milwaukee

Gilbert Brown is hosting his annual free football camp for kids this week at North Division High School.



Gilbert Brown's football camp kicks off at North Division High School  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Former Packer Gilbert Brown's annual football camp started Tuesday at North Division High School. The camp, which is in its 13th year ...



North, Zablocki Become Community Schools  urbanmilwaukee

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



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.



Neighbors shaken after 49-year-old woman was killed Monday morning  WTMJ-TV

A 49-year-old woman is dead and a man is in custody after a shooting outside their north side home near Clarke and Teutonia.



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



Gay pride flag to be flown over Wisconsin Capitol for first time in history  WGN TV Chicago

MADISON, Wis. — Flying a gay pride rainbow flag over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time Friday drew backlash from conservative Republican ...



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.



'I put that bookbag on and did what I had to do': How adult learners can put high school behind them  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Going back to school can feel frustrating for high school dropouts, but it can also be a rewarding experience. Here's how to get going.



"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 ...



Former Packer Gilbert Brown hosts free football camp  WDJT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Former Green Bay Packer Gilbert Brown is making sure kids get a chance to practice like the pros for free, like he did when he ...



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.



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.



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.



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, 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 ...



McArthur Weddle, soul of Milwaukee Juneteenth Day, retires after 42 years with Northcott  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

McArthur Weddle spent his career working with young people. Now he's retiring after 42 years.



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

Posley isn't acting anything like an ”interim” head of the state's largest and most challenging school system.



MPS Centers Connect Students to College  urbanmilwaukee

Since 2017, College and Career Centers at 20 high schools have helped 17500 students, handled 95000 visits.



One dead in shooting on Milwaukee's north side  WTMJ-TV

The shooting happened near Franklin Square Playground, and a few blocks away from North Division High School.



Grieving Milwaukee families call him in their worst moment. Who is the man at the other end of the line?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tory Lowe, a community activist, grew up near the 2300 block of North 5th Street. He helps families of homicide victims, leads marches against police ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Gilbert Brown Holds 14th Free Football Camp for Inner-City Youth  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

By Te'Kyla Miller. Former Green Bay Packer and Founder of The Gilbert Brown Foundation. (Picture by Te'Kyla Miller)`. The Gilbert Brown's 2019 All-Pro ...



“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 ...



74 Interview: Wisconsin Governor and Former State Schools Chief Tony Evers on Equitable School Funding, His GOP Foes & Hitting Pause on Private School Choice  The 74

See previous 74 interviews: Presidential candidate Cory Booker talks about the success of Newark's school reforms, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Co-CEO Priscilla ...



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

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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 ...



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 ...



MPS Expels Construction Skills Training Program From North Division  urbanmilwaukee

Program had 275 students enrolled and long waiting list, but program's founder had 25-year-old forgery conviction.



Joe Biden heads to Wisconsin to stump for Tammy Baldwin, Tony Evers  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former Vice President Joe Biden will visit Madison and Milwaukee on Tuesday to rally support for Democrats.



'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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Lyneria McGhee held back tears as she explained the struggles her and others endured more than 50 years ago during marches to demand fair housing for ...



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.



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."



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.



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 ...



“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 ...



“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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Robert Harris Jr. grew up in county children's home, gave back as teacher, coach, community leader, family man  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Robert Harris Jr. spent his youth in a county children's home, then foster care. But he got what he needed, so he gave back until he died at age 90.



MPS Launches New Black & Latino Male Achievement Department, Hires Staff  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE – August 15, 2017: This fall, Milwaukee Public Schools is launching the new Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement to address the ...



These schools are participating in the national school walkout March 14  WTMJ-TV

Schools across the country are planning to walk out of classes on March 14th at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 victims in the Parkland, Florida school ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Construction skills program for adults seeks to return to an MPS school  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Representatives of the One Hope Made Strong skilled trades teaching program say they are talking with MPS leaders about using the industrial technology labs ...



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.



Housing Resource Fair offers information on affordable home repairs  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Bert Simmons and his son, Quavon Pollard, get information on housing loans at the housing resource fair. (Photo by Clara Hatcher). Since Phyllis Wilson retired ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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

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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 ...



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