"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.
It’s easy to nod off while reading in bed, and you don’t want to fight that — that’s why you went to bed, right? To sleep? So keep a book by your bedside that is reserved just for this time — something entertaining, something that requires little brain power. If you fall asleep in the middle of it, you can count that as a win.
American Players Theatre's performance goes live on PBS Wisconsin tonight at 7 p.m. and will be available to watch for free through July 26.
A staged reading of “As You Like It” from American Players Theatre drops this Friday and has the nostalgic appeal of a greatest hits album.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, you might still be in lockdown and if you have kids, trying to think of things to do for them to stay o…
As we brace ourselves to social distance for an uncertain length of time, couldn’t we all use something positive to look forward to in the nea…
Passionately involved with the Madison School District for 14 years, Chris Gomez Schmidt knows our schools intimately. Her citizen action and …
Recently, a lot has been written about how to teach reading. Specifically, do we have enough phonics instruction?
Madison is opening the doors of its spacious, high-tech $10.5 million Pinney Library branch on the East Side. The 20,000-square-foot library w…
For those looking for a satisfying romantic read, here are five sure-to-please selections.
The state education agency recently said children should be taught phonics in an "explicit and systemic" manner, but proponents of the "science of reading" say the state needs to do more to boost stagnant reading outcomes.
The district is aiming to strengthen its phonics instruction for elementary students as a new reading program could be rolled out in the fall of 2021.
By one estimate, Madison has more than 400 of the charming boxes. Here's a sampling: See if your neighborhood is represented.
Once again Madison displayed its generosity.
Some of us have reached that age when reading glasses suddenly need to be in every room, in the car and on the table at restaurants. We think they should drop down from the ceiling like oxygen masks. But barring that, there is another, more stylish solution — reading glass necklaces. Why didn’t we think of that?
House Democrats have released two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Little Free Libraries -- those charming boxes of free books with a ubiquitous presence in Madison -- launched here in 2010 and are now found i…
Inspired after volunteering to help struggling readers at a local elementary school, Julia Glen and her sister Nancy created their Glen Creations business, publishing children’s books focused on specific cities and regions. Their “City Adventure” series has, so far, focused on Oceanside, Encinitas and most recently, Carlsbad.
With a new "strategic framework" in place, some baseline measures for the annual report on the 2018-19 school year have changed from previous evaluations.