The father of four children, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett draws from personal experience when talking about one of the most important steps that high school seniors can take to attend college. While the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can seem daunting at first, the reward is the opportunity to access grants, scholarships, loans

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This month we celebrated 94 students who each successfully earned up to 21 college credits through our fast-growing M3 College Connections dual enrollment program. In just the first three years, we nearly tripled the number of graduates from 32 to more than 90 — and together, students have saved nearly $750,000 in college tuition. We

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MPS high school seniors will receive a boost to help apply for college in the form of a $98,000 grant from the National College Attainment Network (NCAN). Recognizing that college applications have declined for the Classes of 2020 and 2021, NCAN has worked to formulate solutions to support students, especially students of color and those

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined M-Cubed leaders to encourage high school seniors to fill out a critical financial aid form needed to unlock access to potential scholarships, grants and other types of assistance to help pay for college.

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Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is important to unlocking access to higher education for students. But nationwide, 100,000 fewer high school seniors completed the FAFSA this past fall compared to 2019, according to the National College Attainment Network. The M3 initiative is committed to addressing the decline and getting more

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Success through equity

M-Cubed is proud to have helped drive higher graduation rates, financial aid applications, college attainment, and now college-level success among Milwaukee students – yet equity gaps remain and stand in the way of student success. As an organization, we are committed to eliminating equity gaps and helping each and every student in Milwaukee reach their education goals.

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Panel discussion lays out M³ trajectory

The mission of M³ takes on added urgency for MPS, MATC and UWM. More work remains to eliminate inequities that existed long before the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FAFSA: One of the keys to college success

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid Is more important than ever. With pandemic restrictions in place, much of the informal encouragement that took place in the hallways and cafeterias has been limited.

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