The Cap Times partnered with the Greater Madison Writing Project for its Youth Press Corps 2021. The virtual camp, which occurred three days e…
Local teacher's union, Madison Teachers Inc., threw their support behind the district's plan to maintain masking requirements following the sharp rise of cases connected to the more contagious delta variant of the virus across Wisconsin.
Corey Whitmore talked with 25 MMSD juniors and seniors as well as community leaders for the 13-part Pick Up The Mic podcast.
"If you would have told me last March that we'd be virtual for a year, I'd never, ever would have believed it."
As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on the economy, many Dane County homeowners will see higher tax bills this month largely due to higher property values, a decrease in the lottery credit and rising school levies.
Public Health Madison & Dane County suggested a "phased reopening" that starts with elementary school if school districts decide to return to in-person instruction, though districts are not required to reopen for in-person learning.
Voters approved a $317 million capital referendum to overhaul the high schools and a $33 million operating referendum by more than 50 percentage points.
The district announced Friday it will continue with fully online instruction for the second quarter, which runs Nov. 2 through Jan. 22.
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The Madison School Board was briefed on feedback from students, staff and parents about how remote learning went in the spring, which informed what should change for the fall.
The alumni network, which is open to grads and others, was launched in spring by the Foundation for Madison's Public Schools but will start to be more heavily marketed this month.
"My vision is a district where all students have a guaranteed right to participate and have access for all the opportunities in Madison Metropolitan School District," Superintendent Carlton Jenkins said Wednesday.
During a "virtual reception" Tuesday, community and faith leaders offered support and advice to Jenkins who said he's "ready to go to work" addressing racial disparities when he becomes the district's first Black superintendent.
The Madison School Board chose Carlton Jenkins, a superintendent of a suburban Twin Cities school district, over another finalist for the job. He starts Aug. 4.
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The Madison School District is freezing high school GPAs and grading second semester classes as either passing or not passing as COVID-19 disrupts traditional learning.
The Madison School District announced Monday that Matthew Gutierrez, who is superintendent of Seguin, Texas, schools, was rescinding his acceptance of the Madison job, which he was supposed to start June 1.
Madison Teachers Inc. is calling on the Madison School District to reconsider an expectation that teachers with children secure child care — either inside or outside of home — during the hours they work at home.
The Madison School District started offering free pick-up meals for students Monday as families start to adjust to what it means for school to be closed for at least three weeks.
Formed this summer, the Food for Success coalition collectively runs eight in-school Madison food pantries and a few child-focused programs out of school.
A conservative legal group asked Wednesday for the district to make specific changes to a guide for transgender and non-binary students by Jan. 31 or face potential litigation.
In 2018-19, about three-quarters of Madison students attended class at least 90% of the time.
More than 4,600 electronic door locks and 4,100 internet-based phones were installed at Madison schools over the summer as part of a $6.5 million safety upgrade.
A former Madison elementary school teacher was ordered to stand trial on a child abuse charge Tuesday following a preliminary hearing.
A nonprofit a middle school student started in 2014 with the goal of helping others travel will cover about half the cost of the educational trip to Botswana for eight students.