The journey to journeyman: How Build Academy guides young people through Wisconsin’s vast and complex construction industry to find stable careers

Ryan Raschke learned the carpentry trade from his father. He recently returned to Wisconsin to become a supervisor for Build...
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The journey to journeyman: How Build Academy guides young people through Wisconsin’s vast and complex construction industry to find stable careers

Madison’s first municipally-owned grocery store

When people think about hunger, they have a picture in their mind of opening cupboards and seeing them bare, said...
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Madison’s first municipally-owned grocery store

MMSD’s new homework policy remains controversial four years after its rollout

When Karyn Riddle logged into Infinite Campus, a database used to track student grades and attendance, she saw a sea...
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MMSD’s new homework policy remains controversial four years after its rollout

New MMSD grading and homework policies: equitable or catastrophic changes?

Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) and its students find themselves caught in the crossfire of an educational revolution meant to...
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New MMSD grading and homework policies: equitable or catastrophic changes?

Rose Up

“The world should not pass judgement upon the Negro, and especially the Negro youth, too quickly or too harshly. The...
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Rose Up

Madison Police Department Works to Address Mental Health Crises in the Community

When Malorie Elmer was working as a mental health therapist in New York, she found the most common response to...
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Madison Police Department Works to Address Mental Health Crises in the Community

Ten years later, extreme racial disparities persist in Dane County, highlighting need for state policy change

‘Race to Equity’ report catalogs ‘extreme’ racial disparities in Dane County -Isthmus Black residents of Dane County still far behind...
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Ten years later, extreme racial disparities persist in Dane County, highlighting need for state policy change

Sports adapting to Madison

“I remember winning that national tournament in Dallas, Texas. The buzzer hit zero and we all threw our sticks and...
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Sports adapting to Madison

Local artist aims to unite the community through art

While wishing for a mythical creature may seem far-fetched, local artist Maria Schirmer Devitt sees the importance of everyone’s perspective...
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Local artist aims to unite the community through art

Common Ground with… Allison Schmidt

Allison Schmidt, a 17-year-old junior at Sun Prairie West High School, has been setting her eyes on success this volleyball...
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Common Ground with… Allison Schmidt
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