articles tagged "racism"

MMSD Annual Report Update

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 | A Public Affair

How are we preparing Madison youth for life after high school? Are we giving equal access to opportunities for each student? What work is being conducted to combat racism in our schools? What is our three year plan for bridging the extraordinary disparities in academic success between white and black students? Check out this edition of A Public Affair with the Superintendent of MMSD to find out more! more »

Wisconsin Fails Children of Color

Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | buzz
Annie E. Casey Foundation logo

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently ranked Wisconsin the worst state in the nation to raise an African-American child. The Monday Buzz talks to Nonet Sykes about the report, why Wisconsin ranks so poorly and what, if anything we can do about it. more »

Racial Disparities in Dane County

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 | A Public Affair
Race to Equity

Did you know that Dane County is one of the most unequal places in the entire country when it comes to the color of your skin? more »

Mascots, Racism and Wisconsin Politics

Friday, 8 November 2013 | A Public Affair
logo of Mukwonago high school logo

November is Native American Heritage month, but Native Americans, especially in Wisconsin, are facing several issues such as education, land, and mascots. more »

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