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Business Cares: Education

Welcome to BizTimes Media’s Business Cares series, where we bring to you a focus on Education. We thank the companies and organizations listed below for their sponsorship of this important section. Their investment reflects the level of engagement and intention these organizations are placing in education. Their support also funds an education awareness campaign for the next month via print, digital and e-newsletter platforms. We hope you’ll support them as they are investing their time, talent and resources to ensure the city is home to more high-quality school seats that provide kids with the brightest future possible.

College-focused Milwaukee high school working to get students career ready too

Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy freshman Astana Boyd loves to bake and cook. Her principal, Judith Parker, thinks she has a mind for business too.

Region’s colleges and universities set goal to boost student retention by 2024

As part of a larger goal to close achievement gaps in the region, southeastern Wisconsin’s colleges and universities recently announced their collective goal to increase student retention rates.

Aug Prep awarded $18 million in new market tax credits for new elementary school

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy will receive $18 million in federal new market credits to support its planned $49 million new elementary school building on Milwaukee's south side.

Milwaukee Academy of Science celebrates completion of $1.7 million gym

Milwaukee Academy of Science staff and supporters celebrated on Thursday the opening of the school’s new $1.7 million gymnasium, the second of a two-phased expansion of its near west side campus.

Milwaukee business, education leaders say state surplus funds should be directed to K-12 schools

Some Milwaukee business and education leaders are asking Gov. Tony Evers and state lawmakers to dedicate a portion of the state’s projected surplus to increase funding for Wisconsin's K-12 schools.

ManpowerGroup’s Michelle Nettles: As ‘users’ of Milwaukee’s education system, businesses must invest in it

This interview is part of our ongoing focus on K-12 education in Milwaukee this month. Read more of our recent education coverage included in...

Milwaukee Excellence Charter School to open freestanding high school in former MPS building

Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, a high-performing public charter school serving middle and high school students, plans to open a freestanding high school campus in a former elementary school building on the city’s far northwest side.

Why and how we’re covering K-12 education as a business publication|Ep.115

This episode of the BizTimes MKE Podcast features two conversations. First, BizTimes Media co-owners Dan and Kate Meyer discuss our Business Cares sections and...

Supporting our future workforce and high-quality education

Education is a subject with which we’ve been deeply connected for many years – as parents of four uniquely different students, as volunteers, and...

Viewpoints: Supporting charter schools will improve life outcomes for Milwaukee children

Public charter schools are a critical part of Milwaukee’s education ecosystem. Unique attributes of the charter school model unlock important opportunities to successfully serve...