Plan from GOP Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo would make Milwaukee Public Schools sell vacant buildings to other 'education operators.'

Riverside University High School this week became one of the last high schools in MPS to get metal detectors.

Quite a few students have mounted a protest. They’ve collected more than 1,000 signatures of fellow classmates who don’t want metal detectors in their school.

"We are not criminals, we are scholars," Riverside's senior class president Yeng Meng Xiong says.

There was a rally downtown late Tuesday, outside the offices of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.

MPS Dumps Letter Grades for K-8

Sep 17, 2013

Milwaukee Public Schools is following a trend in education - moving away from traditional letter grades. 

MPS Continues to Fill Teaching Positions

Sep 17, 2013

Milwaukee Public Schools remains short-staffed two weeks after the start of the school year.

Ann-Elise Henzl

Classes start Tuesday for most Milwaukee Public Schools and hundreds of new teachers. We'll follow a newcomer, starting with his preparations.

MPS is preparing for the new school year, after a huge turnover in personnel.

MPS Will Add Staff

Jun 12, 2013

MPS will add more than three dozen new art, music and phy-ed teachers as part of a new budget approved last night.

Rufus King in Milwaukee has won ACT's national College and Career Transition Award for high schools.

It’s often been said that it takes a village to raise a child. While the old African proverb may be a bit cliché, some Milwaukee area businesses have taken it to heart. In the final installment of our Project Milwaukee series about educating Milwaukee’s children, WUWM’s LaToya Dennis reports on how companies are teaming up with Milwaukee Public Schools to boost student success. It’s just after lunch at Hartford University School on the campus of UW-Milwaukee. The class I’m visiting is Project Lead the Way.