by Amelia Wedemeyer | 11/01/2011 - 10:40am

State Street shops and businesses hosted a Halloween celebration for children and families

by Megan Bjella | 10/19/2011 - 9:17pm

L'Etoile chef teaches students how to grow and prepare their own food at Sherman Middle School

by Mario Koran | 09/20/2011 - 9:49pm

Author of "So Sexy So Soon" will speak to parents, teachers and community members at Memorial High School about the sexualization of childhood.

by Jamie Stark | 09/06/2011 - 6:04pm

Troy Gardens builds a thriving community around urban agriculture

by Iris Riis | 06/01/2011 - 4:51pm

Pro-life groups are currently working on legislation to repeal Wisconsin’s Healthy Youth Act because the law does not allow abstinence-only sex education in Wisconsin schools.

Tags: Education, City, Youth
by Rory Linnane | 05/16/2011 - 11:08am

It wasn’t your ordinary BLT.

On March 30, when the 93rd customer of the day ordered lunch at the new Slow Food Café, the student chefs were nearly out of ingredients for their “Big, Local and Tasty” sandwich. What the customer got was a “bacon grilled cheese mash up.”

by Rory Linnane | 05/10/2011 - 4:55pm

When it comes time to plant new peas at the Lapham Elementary School garden this year, there might not be anyone there to do it.

Jim Hansen, who for five years has coordinated the garden and introduced hundreds of students to the soil, plants and critters, might not be able to continue working at Lapham if his position is defunded.

Like most school garden initiatives, Hansen’s position is tenuous, dependent on funding from parent groups and grants.

“Trying to run any kind of project on soft money, I think, is really dicey,” he said.