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 […]
In this November 8th edition we review the addition of a new University of Wisconsin Police Department Office, referenda Madison and Milwaukee voters may see next year, protesters demanding increased gun control, and the City of Madison’s growing relationship with graffiti.
The Madison Metro School District is considering including two referenda on the November 2020 ballot. A facilities referendum would include three initiatives that together, would ask voters for over $300 million. The first question seeks to make renovations to the district’s four main high schools as enrollment is expected to increase over the next twenty […]
Zero-tolerance has got to go; that’s one of the chants from a student walk-out last Friday protesting the firing of West High School security guard Marlon Anderson. Students and staff marched over two miles from West High School to the downtown school district administration building in protest, circling the building several times while chanting “Bring […]
Wednesday host Lilada Gee speaks with former MMSD School Board candidates Ali Muldrow and Wayne Strong to discuss whether the Madison Metro School District adequately advocates for the needs of black students.