The United States Education Department Office for Civil Rights investigated the Madison School District starting in 2014 and began conducting a compliance review in 2016.
Month: July 2018
$15 million Imagination Center prioritizes community’s input and needs in planning for its construction in 2020
Ald. Samba Baldeh is gathering citizen input to help shape what will be known as the Imagination Center in the Northeast side of Madison.
Compost program paused, not over, says City recycling coordinator
Despite Madison’s compost pilot program coming to an end last month due to contamination issues, the City hopes to restart the program in 2019.
FreeWheel Bikes aims to provide the basic human right of transportation to Madison
FreeWheel Bikes was founded in 2003 by a group of local cyclists who wanted to establish an affordable community workshop space and promote cycling. In
Media Digest, July 21, 2018
Top Story Paul Soglin will not run for mayor in 2019. And Rhodes-Conway, Cheeks, and Konkel jump in. Abby Becker, Capital Times, July 17. More Politics
Wisconsin Utility Companies Invest in Alternative Energy
The future is getting brighter for wind and solar energy in the Midwest. Two Madison-based power companies, Alliant Energy Corporation and Madison Gas and Electric
Madison Children’s Museum to Host American Girl Doll Sale this Month
As many Madisonians know, the Madison Children’s Museum hosts the American Girl Benefit Sale every year.
The Bus Stops Here: UW Student Busing
One of the experiences of attending the University of Wisconsin in Madison is that students have access to unlimited Metro Transit bus rides paid with
Media Digest, Week of July 14, 2018
Top Story Dean Mosiman’s series on gun violence in Madison concluded Saturday with “Cycles of Incarceration.” Wisconsin State Journal, July 8-14. The entire series is
The Mad Rollin’ Dolls break down gender norms and stereotypes
Tall and lean, Spam is known for her speed. In a bright green jersey, she whips around an indoor track at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum