This fall, Caire expands One City preschool to become one of the state’s first 4K and kindergarten charter options authorized by the University of Wisconsin’s Office of Educational Opportunity. Seven years after the Madison School Board rejected his proposal for Madison Prep, Caire is once again working to build a school that will serve kids in a district that has grappled with a longstanding achievement gap.
The Madison School Board unanimously passed the district's half billion dollar budget for the 2018-2019 school year.
Dane County’s chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters named Collins the “Big of the Year,” an honor given to the program’s top mentors. Collins and her "little," JaRon Dorenzo, shared with the Cap Times how their relationship has grown over time and offered tips for other community members who may be interested in mentorship.
The Madison Metropolitan School District has the highest concentration of English language learners in the state compared to other large school districts, and Madison students speak over 109 languages, according to data from MMSD and the federal education department.
MMSD proposes adding electronic classroom door locks, monitored exterior doors and defense-based training against code-red, active shooter threats.
One of UW-Madison's popular programs to support low-income students and students of color will open up applications to undocumented students in the fall, but any scholarship money must be private dollars.
The letter characterized the student as a troublemaker who was a bad influence on other students.
Every student, every year has the chance to prep, plant and harvest fresh produce in the school and community garden at Lindbergh Elementary on Madison's far north side.
On Tuesday, the Madison School District announced it will launch two new Community Schools for the 2018-2019 school year at Hawthorne Elementary on the northeast side and Lakeview Elementary on the north side.
Given Leopold's status as one of the district's first Community Schools, parents think the district should have included more voices in the process before appointing a new school leader.