Results tagged with 'carver academy'
Published July 13, 2016
Thanks to support from the Ceres Foundation, five MPS schools are getting new green space this summer, owing to the efforts of Kimberly Kujoth and Scott Baran, who work for the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works' forestry department.
Published July 7, 2015
Four years ago, Carver Academy was at a breaking point. Milwaukee School Board of Directors at-large member Terry Falk said the school was failing "by every measure" - student achievement was dismally low, few neighborhood families attended Carver and high student turnover plagued the school. According to a special report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, however, some groups and individuals are aiming to change that.
Published Dec. 14, 2011
The MPS board met Tuesday night to vote on a number of school closings, moves and other changes. Here is a quick guide to the results.
Published Nov. 30, 2011
No one ever said it was going to be easy, but the road to the changes recommended in the Milwaukee Public Schools Long-Range Master Facilities Plan has perhaps been more winding than expected. A number of expected proposals apparently won't come.
Published Nov. 29, 2011
Schools tabbed for closure in MPS' facilities master plan report have been preparing to battle to stay alive. Others named in the report, which is prepared every 10 years, are strategizing to make sure their programs' delicate cultures won't crumble during proposed moves or expansions.