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MATC Promise Program: Free Tuition for High School Students

We are nearing a critical deadline for the MATC Promise program, which provides free college tuition for high school seniors. All applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to remain eligible for the program. We are embarking on a comprehensive, community-wide effort to remind families about this important deadline. Thank you, […]

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Corrections secretary resigns amid Lincoln Hills probe

  • By Dan T 
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jsonline.com Madison— State Corrections Secretary Ed Wall has resigned from his post amid a growing scandal over conditions at a troubled Northwoods prison for youth, and the FBI has taken over the sprawling criminal probe into alleged abuses there. While Wall will leave his post next month, taxpayers may have to pay him for a […]

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Lincoln Hills probe: Three more staffers placed on leave

  • By Clarence Nicholas 
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Madison — Three more Lincoln Hills School employees were put on paid leave this week amid a probe into allegations of prisoner abuse, child neglect, sexual assault and other potential crimes at the state’s secure facility for young offenders. Three others who were earlier put on paid leave quit this week. One of them, Timothy […]

President Obama’s Last SOTU Address [Text & Video]

Watch or Read President Obama’s Last State of the Union (SOTU) Address Full Speech (.PDF)

Dr. M. L. King, Jr. Day Justice Program and March to King’s Statue

The 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Justice Program and March will be held on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 – the national holiday – at 1:00 pm at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 1927 N. 4th St., Milwaukee. The commemorative program will be followed at 2:30 pm by a three block march to […]

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Middle Passage Memorial Service

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks is honoring America’s Journey for Justice participant Middle Passage. He was a 68 year old veteran and justice seeker and had joined the Journey from its start in Selma, Alabama. Middle Passage marched over 900 miles on his way to Washington, DC in support of voting rights, police […]

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