In August, Jennifer Cheatham resigned as the Madison Metropolitan School District superintendent to begin teaching at Harvard University. Now, the district has shared progress on its search for Cheatham’s replacement. Last week, consulting firm BWP and Associates, which the district hired to aid in its search, released the results of a study that asked Madison […]
It’s September, which means it’s time for our annual back-to-school check-in with the Madison Metropolitan School District! Carousel catches up with superintendent Jen Cheatham to get the scoop on MMSD, including the district’s Behavior Education Plan, their commitment to school empowerment, and an update on the ongoing issues surrounding emotional and physical safety at school. […]
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd profiles public charter schools in the Verona Area School District and Madison Metropolitan School District. She speaks first with Dean Gorrell, Superintendent of Verona Area School District, about the four charter schools in Verona (New Century School, Core Knowledge Charter School, Verona Area International School, and Exploration Academy). Then Carousel speaks with Dr. Jennifer Cheatham, Superintendent of […]
What effects will the newly inaugurated President Trump have on the local level? Carousel gets down to the root of this with guests Maurice Cheeks and MMSD Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham. Maurice Cheeks is the founder of Leading Locally, a grassroots organization of people who are committed to driving their community forward in the face of the […]
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!
Today, Tuesday September 3, was the first day back to school in Madison. Host Carousel Bayrd and her guests Jennifer Cheatham, Madison Superintendent, and Marjorie Passman, school board member, celebrated this day with a discussion of the education system in the Madison area.