University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards Eight MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. According to a news release, the students were honored at a ceremony held at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been […]

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July 3, 2013 | Tamika Smith

MoCo Libraries Strive for Diversity in Literature

Diversity in children’s literacy nationwide is lacking, that’s according to a study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The UWM study tracked publishing trends from 2002 until 2012 for cultures to include: African/African Americans, American Indians, Asian Pacific Islanders/Asian Pacific Americans and Latinos. In 2012, about 5,000 books were published; out of the 3600 received by […]

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