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‘Catch A Glow’: Milwaukee Poet Explores Hurricane Maria’s Impact On Puerto Rico

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and surrounding islands in 2017, it was devastating. The storm tore through communities, decimated ...

‘Every Single One Of Them Changed Lives’: 6 Nuns At Greenfield Convent Die Of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 4000 in Wisconsin. This week, WPR is profiling some of ...

‘I Think About My Friends Every Day’: Third Graders Wrap Up School Year From Home During Pandemic

School is ending for many Wisconsin students this week. In an extraordinary year, many had to adjust to online learning. ...

Viking Karaoke Challenge Connects Students and Faculty

Beth Waldron, a music teacher at Viking Elementary School in Holmen, came up with a fun way to connect with ...

Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin

When I took on the role as host and producer of "Wisconsin Life" on Wisconsin Public Radio, I wanted to ...

What’s Your Favorite Holiday?

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Ashton Botts loves a good holiday. He wanted to know if others felt ...

That One Time With The Stink Bomb…

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School junior Preston Ivey talks about a stinky prank he pulled in seventh grade. Turns ...

Waadookodaading: The Ojibwe Language Immersion School

The Ojibwe language was nearly lost due to forced assimilation through federally-run boarding schools and policies. Today, communities around the ...

The Guide For White Women Who Teach Black Boys

White women make up 70% of the teachers in Wisconsin. In Fond du Lac, the percentage is even higher in ...

Death in the Afternoon

Kevin noticed her first.  “She’s cold, Mrs. Pils, and she’s not moving.”  Michael confirmed the news, “Her eyes stay closed ...

A Poet’s Passion Helps Students Searching For A Second Chance

If a poet is only as good as his poems, Oscar Mireles could be considered writing royalty. Mireles was raised ...

Milwaukee Country Artist Brings Music Into The Classroom

Milwaukee musician KC Williams was born and raised in the city, but his musical roots were planted in the country. ...

Milwaukee Teacher Still Lecturing at 90

If you choose a job you love, some people believe you’ll never work a day in your life. Ed Drexler ...

Milwaukee Country Artist Brings Music Into The Classroom

Milwaukee musician K.C. Williams was born and raised in the city, but his musical roots were planted in the country. ...

Milwaukee Teacher Still Lecturing at 90

If you choose a job you love, some people believe you’ll never work a day in your life. Ed Drexler ...