by Lauren Anderson | 05/02/2013 - 9:00pm

Area schools discuss the possible impact of school choice, as proposed in Gov. Walker's budget

by Nora Hertel | 04/05/2013 - 5:51am

Flute players and fans assemble for Flutes in Dairyland, a festival featuring musical performances, community

by Alison Dirr | 03/30/2013 - 10:01am

This profile features Libby Scholz, 18-year-old member of the Madison School Board

by Jake Wolter | 03/28/2013 - 9:55am

Candidates for the Madison School Board race met Saturday, March 23 at the Centro Hispano to discuss K -12 education with the Latin American community.

Mural inside the Centro HispanoMural inside the Centro HispanoCurrent School Board President James Howard and his opponent for seat four Greg Packnett, candidates for seat three Dean Loumos and Wayne Strong, and the sole candidate for seat five, TJ Mertz, attended.

by Stephen Perez | 03/24/2013 - 3:50pm

Column from charter school teacher explores the importance of adult volunteers and staff in schools

by Alison Dirr | 03/15/2013 - 8:07am

MMSD task force considers mental health concerns among students and ways to offer support

by Alison Dirr | 03/07/2013 - 8:23am

UPDATE: On March 18 the MMSD School Board voted to end the DLI program at Chavez Elementary.

Parents still had questions as they filed out of the March 4 Madison School Board committee meeting held in the Doyle Administration Building’s McDaniels Auditorium.

The topic before the Student Achievement and Performance Monitoring Committee was whether to continue the Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program at Chavez Elementary School. One of the committee’s concerns was the program’s lack of native Spanish-speaking students.

by Xiumei Dong | 03/03/2013 - 6:41am

Looking for fresh local ingredients during the winter? Try the Dane County Farmers' Market breakfast.

Every Saturday from Jan. 5 thru April 13, Dane County Farmers’ Market hosts breakfast at the Madison Senior Center. Most ingredients in the breakfast are products grown and produced by local vendors and the meal is prepared by a rotating line-up of local chefs and costs about $8.50.

by Alison Dirr | 02/08/2013 - 8:44am

UPDATE: Dr. Jennifer Cheatham has been offered the position of Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent.

After an hour spent answering audience questions Thursday, Feb. 7, the sole candidate for superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District gained some of her audience’s confidence but left other audience members with a desire for more details.

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by Susan Endres | 02/08/2013 - 8:13am

UPDATE: Dr. Jennifer Cheatham has been offered the position of Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent.

Community members questioned Madison Metropolitan School District superintendent candidate Jennifer Cheatham about her plans to bridge the achievement gap during a public forum late afternoon on Thursday, Feb 7. Other questions ranged from her view of charter schools to her past relationships with teachers’ unions and the results of her previous work.

by Rory Linnane | 01/25/2013 - 7:52am

Initiative works to address acheivement gap by providing early services for families and children

by Stephen Perez | 01/24/2013 - 8:00am

New column discusses project-based learning and the challenges of teaching writing