Education

 

by Mario Koran | 10/02/2013 - 10:00am

Black students overrepresented in special education, especially for subjectively determined disabilities 

by Mengyuan Zhang | 09/20/2013 - 3:06pm

 Literacy Network serves more than 1,000 learners a year

by Nora Hertel | 09/05/2013 - 11:48am

Madison schools start implementing national teaching standards 

by Rachel Schulze | 09/03/2013 - 1:15pm

New strategic framework emphasizes consistency across schools, accountability

by Michael Mirer | 08/23/2013 - 11:41am

New edition adds background on more recent advances

Tags: Education, People
by Abby Becker | 07/31/2013 - 1:37pm

From farmers’ fields to dinner tables in the community, REAP Food Group seeks to build an environmentally and economically sustainable food system throughout the region.

by Sean Kirkby | 07/25/2013 - 6:38pm

Program helps people with developmental disabilities share their stories and learn about gardening

by Rachel Schulze | 07/03/2013 - 12:14pm

Retiring Midvale Elementary Teacher Mary Malloy looks back fondly on her career in education

by Rachel Schulze | 06/13/2013 - 2:28am

Summer vacation begins Friday, June 14 for students in the Madison Metro School District, and with free activities offered around the city throughout the season, kids can spend the warm months having fun and learning outside of the house. 

Read on for a rundown of some things for kids to do until school starts again in the fall.

Discovery Summer Science

by Mickey Gibson | 06/05/2013 - 12:46pm

Joslynne Schneider has been babysitting eight-year-old Will for a week. Each morning, after Will’s mother leaves for work, and after he has spent quality time with his Power Rangers, Joslynne asks him what he wants to do. Will’s response is usually the same: go to the library.

Now Will's favorite spot in the Meadowood Neighborhood may be getting a makeover.

by Alison Dirr | 06/03/2013 - 10:29pm

In a cozy white house in Madison, a family of five sits in a circle. As the sun sets this Wednesday evening, someone flips on the lights and another conversation begins.

A strong alliance built over the course of many years and joint struggles binds them. Whoever speaks captures the attention of the other four. Brenda and Marty McMiller and their three children play off each other as the topic roams from college to politics before landing on “the three-headed beast.”

Tags: Education
by Scott Girard | 05/24/2013 - 10:30am

A new $72,000 program will aim to support Madison high school dropouts with outreach and education about their options to obtain a high school diploma while also outlining long-term plans for success beyond school.