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A Call for Clean Water

A Call for Clean Water

Community leaders push city to rid Milwaukee's water of lead.

The 30th Street Industrial Corridor Corporation appoints Cheryl Blue as its new Executive Director
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The 30th Street Industrial Corridor Corporation appoints Cheryl Blue as its new Executive Director

The Corridor is a 25 year old nonprofit organization that works to restore and maintain the economic vitality of Milwaukee’s industrial corridor.

Community meeting on Saturday to discuss lead service line proposal
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Community meeting on Saturday to discuss lead service line proposal

News release from Alds. Milele A. Coggs, Russell W. Stamper, II and Khalif J. Rainey

Housing Resource Fair Impacts Neighborhoods

Housing Resource Fair Impacts Neighborhoods

Workshops, information help home owners with fix-ups and financing repairs.

Milwaukee Board of School Directors approve $1.3 million investment in MPS C.A.R.E.S.
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Milwaukee Board of School Directors approve $1.3 million investment in MPS C.A.R.E.S.

Initiative provides safe space for Milwaukee young people and families

Milwaukee Public Schools launches new initiative to give young people a safe place
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Milwaukee Public Schools launches new initiative to give young people a safe place

MPS C.A.R.E.S. offers expanded evening programming, wellness activities for youth and families

Marquette receives $1 million NSF grant so Milwaukee teachers can earn certification to teach computer science
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Marquette receives $1 million NSF grant so Milwaukee teachers can earn certification to teach computer science

Marquette will administer the grant for nearly 200 MPS teachers to receive certification to teach computer science.

Limited Funds for Bike Trails, Bike Safety

Limited Funds for Bike Trails, Bike Safety

WisDOT grabs more than half of $16 million for biking, walking and spends on roads.

Summerfest Foundation, Inc. Announces Music Education Grants Recipients for 2016
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Summerfest Foundation, Inc. Announces Music Education Grants Recipients for 2016

Twelve Area Schools and Non-profit Organizations Will Receive Grants Totalling $25,000 for Music Education

HAPA charter school expanding, Community Schools expanding, career skills program coming
North Division Students Design National App

North Division Students Design National App

Their creation is currently in second place in national Fan Favorite competition.

Mobile app created by North Division students is one of six national winners
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Mobile app created by North Division students is one of six national winners

App is aimed at supporting children battling disease with words of encouragement; now for the 2nd year in a row, an MPS student-designed app is eligible for national fan favorite award

New Science Program Sparks South Division

New Science Program Sparks South Division

Academy of Health Sciences serves diverse school where students speak 62 different languages.

New Milwaukee Excellence Charter School to open in fall after MPS Board vote
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New Milwaukee Excellence Charter School to open in fall after MPS Board vote

December Board update: MPS pursuing universal driver education, Board renews three other charter contracts

National award-winning mobile application developers will showcase work at iFair
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National award-winning mobile application developers will showcase work at iFair

Washington High School of IT students who created award-winning app will be at iFair Wednesday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

North Division wins one of 20 spots nationwide in mobile app development program
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North Division wins one of 20 spots nationwide in mobile app development program

Announcement set as North joins Lenovo Scholar Network; MPS now home to 2 schools in program connecting students with the resources of Lenovo, NAF and MIT

Ribbon-cuttings set for new MPS athletic fields
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Ribbon-cuttings set for new MPS athletic fields

Rebuilt South Stadium, renovated Custer Stadium part of district effort to strengthen athletic opportunities

Tough Childhood Helps Community Leader Guide Kids

Tough Childhood Helps Community Leader Guide Kids

Ceso Sprewell, cousin of NBA star, loves working as Boys & Girls Club manager.

Meet and Greet with 10th district candidate at Hybrid Lounge
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Meet and Greet with 10th district candidate at Hybrid Lounge

"My mission is to serve as an open-minded, positive, problem-solving leader as well as a lifelong learner."

Families encouraged to enroll by Friday for the best opportunity at their first-choice school
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Families encouraged to enroll by Friday for the best opportunity at their first-choice school

Last week for MPS' 'Three-Choice Enrollment' period, which ends Feb. 20

MPS fall applications double as “Three-Choice” enrollment opens
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MPS fall applications double as “Three-Choice” enrollment opens

Enroll by Feb. 20 for your best opportunity for a seat at your first-choice school

Meet leaders, enroll early in 100+ neighborhood and specialty schools at MPS fair
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Meet leaders, enroll early in 100+ neighborhood and specialty schools at MPS fair

MPS All-School Enrollment Fair is set for Saturday, January 31 at Milwaukee High School of the Arts

Plenty of Horne: Anti-Chisholm Candidate Fails to Get On Ballot
Plenty of Horne

Anti-Chisholm Candidate Fails to Get On Ballot

Monique Taylor sought open county supervisor seat to run against Gwen Moore’s son, but didn’t get enough signatures.

4th Annual Housing Resource Fair is Saturday
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4th Annual Housing Resource Fair is Saturday

Saturday, November 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at North Division High School, 1011 W. Center St.

Murphy’s Law: The Legacy of Annette Polly Williams
Murphy’s Law

The Legacy of Annette Polly Williams

The author of school choice later became its opponent. Williams was controversial -- and misunderstood -- right to the end.

MPS Expels Construction Skills Training Program From North Division

MPS Expels Construction Skills Training Program From North Division

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

At 16, MPS grad is off to the Ivy League
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At 16, MPS grad is off to the Ivy League

Helen Fetaw and her MPS Class of 2014 classmates earned $31+ million in scholarships

MPS selects 14 schools to be transformed as Commitment Schools
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MPS selects 14 schools to be transformed as Commitment Schools

Commitment Schools to implement rigorous academic and behavioral interventions with increased resources; all 48 schools graded in the lowest group on state report card to receive additional support

Event focuses on promoting a successful future at MPS’ North Division High School
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Event focuses on promoting a successful future at MPS’ North Division High School

Milwaukee Public Schools’ North Division High School will host a meeting Wednesday evening aimed at promoting a successful future for a school that has long been an institution in the community.

Caldecott winner to read to MPS students, give public lecture as part of Arts @ Large exhibition
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Caldecott winner to read to MPS students, give public lecture as part of Arts @ Large exhibition

Internationally acclaimed author and Caldecott Honor Book winner Faith Ringgold will read to students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Hampton Elementary School Thursday and present a free public lecture at MPS’ North Division High School later that evening.

Looking for a new school for the fall? MPS enrollment now open in person or online
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Looking for a new school for the fall? MPS enrollment now open in person or online

Apply by Feb. 21 for your best opportunity for a seat in your first-choice school

Zilber Family Foundation Awards $25,000 to Ronald Reagan IB High School Music Department
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Zilber Family Foundation Awards $25,000 to Ronald Reagan IB High School Music Department

Community Partnerships, Student Performance Opportunities Instrumental In Program Success

Free Construction Trades Classes Fill Need

Free Construction Trades Classes Fill Need

North side program has taught some 400 people, helping meet post-recession needs in the industry.

Op-Ed: Don’t Take Away Our School Buildings
Op-Ed

Don’t Take Away Our School Buildings

Republican bill would force MPS to sell buildings used to expand successful schools like Golda Meir.

Senate proposal could evict 3,500+ MPS students from their schools, including some of the most successful in the city
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Senate proposal could evict 3,500+ MPS students from their schools, including some of the most successful in the city

Proposal to strip local control over school facilities comes as MPS sees first enrollment increase in a decade

More MPS schools meeting, exceeding expectations on state report cards — but much more must be done
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More MPS schools meeting, exceeding expectations on state report cards — but much more must be done

Thirty-four MPS schools are rated meets expectations, exceeds expectations or significantly exceeds expectations in the second year of DPI report cards, up from 29 schools in the first year.

Still looking for the right school? Enrollment and playground fun nights begin Monday
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Still looking for the right school? Enrollment and playground fun nights begin Monday

School tours -- and free family fun -- offered at 5 northwest-side MPS schools

MPS debuts online schools catalog as enrollment is underway
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MPS debuts online schools catalog as enrollment is underway

District offers city’s greatest variety of high-quality schools – and programs exclusive to MPS

The New Arts Teachers

The New Arts Teachers

As MPS dumps arts classes, community groups now offer arts programs for 49,000 students.

Murphy’s Law: Rich Park, Poor Park
Murphy’s Law

Rich Park, Poor Park

Milwaukee County Parks is increasingly a two-tier system, with the worst maintained parks in poor areas.

City of Milwaukee Health Department partners with businesses, community groups to give children a healthy start to the school year
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City of Milwaukee Health Department partners with businesses, community groups to give children a healthy start to the school year

The event is part of Milwaukee Child Health Week, which runs August 10-17 and is designed to promote the importance of access to a medical provider and encourage parents to assure basic health services for children, including immunizations.

Murphy’s Law: The Rise and Fall of Polly Williams
Murphy’s Law

The Rise and Fall of Polly Williams

Time was when Rep. Annette Polly Williams (D-Milwaukee) was the star of the conservative talk circuit.