Education

 

by Lauren Thill | 06/27/2017 - 2:14pm

This summer, Simpson Street Free Press is celebrating 25 years of efforts tackling Madison’s educational achievement gaps through its out-of-school literacy programs. Three assistant editors represented the organization at a Rotary Club of Madison South luncheon Monday, sharing SSFP’s plans for its 25th year.

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by Gretchen Christensen | 06/27/2017 - 10:20am

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by Lauren Ann Sklba | 06/22/2017 - 8:25am

Michael Dando knew at a young age that he wanted to be a teacher.   

But throughout his early education, he often found himself in trouble for being too loud and asking too many questions.  

“I loved learning; I didn’t like schooling. I liked questions; I didn’t like being told answers,” Dando said. “And that still informs my practice today.”

When his tenth grade teacher let him teach a class, he knew he had found his calling.

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by Gretchen Christensen | 06/12/2017 - 3:49pm

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by Gretchen Christensen | 05/22/2017 - 3:25pm

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by Gretchen Christensen | 05/08/2017 - 6:05pm

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by Gretchen Christensen | 05/01/2017 - 1:38pm

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by Simpson Street Free Press | 04/20/2017 - 10:39am

This month, Simpson Street Free Press' Sarah Useche and Taylor Kilgore respond to two recent op-eds published in the Wisconsin State Journal. 

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by Gretchen Christensen | 03/28/2017 - 12:52pm

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about working towards eliminating food waste in Madison. 

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by Gretchen Christensen | 03/13/2017 - 4:04pm

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by Simpson Street Free Press | 03/10/2017 - 3:20pm

This story appeared originally in Simpson Street Free Press. It was written by teen editor Leila Fletcher.

Leila Fletcher (photo courtesy of Simpson Street Free Press)Leila Fletcher (photo courtesy of Simpson Street Free Press)

Each year of my life, I have left my home in America to fly across the Atlantic and spend my summers in Hungary.

by Gretchen Christensen | 02/20/2017 - 4:18pm

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