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Milwaukee Academy of Science senior wins full scholarship to Northwestern

Published Jan. 20, 2017

Milwaukee Academy of Science senior David Washington was recently awarded a four-year scholarship for tuition, room and board to Northwestern University, the first time an MAS student has won a four-year scholarship to NU, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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These 6 photos of MPS kids getting free glasses will make your day

Published Jan. 19, 2017

Via a program called Clear Days Ahead, optometrists, opticians and volunteers provided eye exams to more than 100 kids at Browning and another nearly 100 at Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education late last autumn. Here are some amazing photos from that day.

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On calendar change, it's time for Milwaukee to stand with MPS

Published Dec. 20, 2016

Last week, a committee of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors voted to make a seismic change to the way it approaches high schools and middle schools. The rest of Milwaukee needs to get behind this effort with vocal (not to mention monetary) support.

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Alderman Bob Donovan Calls Mayor To Task

Opportunities Lost in Milwaukee Statement of Alderman Bob Donovan December 16, 2009 During its special session today in Madison, the Wisconsin Legislature chose to delay action on historic legislation that would give Milwaukee’s mayor the power to appoint the superintendent ...

Back to School

As I start my first beginning of the school year, I wonder why the uproar about the mayor taking over? I am fully aware of the impending accountability of teaching 4th grade and the high pressure testing that my students will encounter. Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...

Texting: Blessing or curse

This column appears in the March 11 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Sports fans do it from their seats. Millions do it to help choose the next "American Idol." President Barack Obama even used it to give supporters the scoop on his choice for a running mate. ...


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