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New $25K tech lab teaches MPS students to turn ideas into reality

Published April 19, 2017

This morning, MPS will unveil its new "Fab Lab," a digital fabrication facility, at Washington High School of Information Technology, 2525 N. Sherman Blvd. The lab was funded with a $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.

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Can you help find Auer Avenue School's oldest alumnus?

Published April 17, 2017

As Auer Avenue Community School prepares to celebrate its 105th anniversary next month, the community is trying to find the oldest living alumnus of the school, which opened in 1903 and is located at 2319 W. Auer Ave.

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Manpower donates $200k toward City Year's work in MPS

Published March 17, 2017

Just days after Meralis Hood took over as executive director, at City Year Milwaukee, the AmeriCorps group of young people that works to help kids in Milwaukee Public Schools succeed, ManpowerGroup has announced it is giving the group $200,000 over the next four years.

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Critics fear MPS uniform policy will fail to achieve its goals

Published March 8, 2017

Critics of a new MPS policy requiring uniforms say it will not accomplish its goals to contribute to a positive school environment by minimizing bullying and lowering costs for low-income families, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Wisconsin Montessori Association conference hosts a talk on "THE TALK"

Published Feb. 25, 2017

Dr. Sharon Maxwell, a clinical psychologist, will address the public at a free event on Friday, March 3 at 7 p.m. at MacDowell Montessori School, 6415 W. Mt. Vernon Ave., titled, "In a Hyper-Sexualized Culture, We CAN Raise Healthy, Responsible Kids: It's Time to Have THE TALK."

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What you need to know about MPS' new school uniforms policy

Published Feb. 24, 2017

On Thursday night, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors passed a district-wide Milwaukee Public Schools uniform policy. Here is what you need to know about the new MPS "Uniforms and Student Dress Code" policy.

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Technical colleges could see tuition freeze

Published Feb. 11, 2017

Students at technical colleges throughout the state could get a break from tuition increases under Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget, according to a report from Madison365.

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This place matters: McKinley School

Published Feb. 8, 2017

There is no other schoolhouse in the city like the old McKinley on 20th and Vliet Streets. Now that the city owns it, maybe something can happen on the neglected site. What happens next is what worries Bobby Tanzilo most.

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Reagan High School students gear up for Galapagos Islands adventure

Published Feb. 3, 2017

At the beginning of the school year, Reagan High School science teacher Molly Schuld dreamed of taking students on a trip to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador. Now it appears that her dream will come true, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.