SSFP in the News

Simpson Street Free Press continues to “spark academic achievement” in its 25th year
June 27, 2017
http://madisoncommons.org/?q=node%2F3281

Simpson Street Free Press receives national grant
June 15, 2017
http://www.wkow.com/story/35671149/2017/06/Thursday/simpson-street-free-press-receives-national-grant

Simpson Street Free Press receives $50,000 grant to prepare seventh and eighth graders
June 14, 2017
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/simpson-street-free-press-receives-grant-to-prepare-seventh-and/article_fb317c1d-ddab-51e3-a6b1-4d719dfd5b91.html

Taylor Kilgore, Jefferson Award Winner February 2017
February 23, 2017
http://www.wkow.com/story/34590710/2017/02/23/jefferson-award-winner-february-2017-taylor-kilgore

Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium
February 22, 2017
https://spacegrant.carthage.edu/news/simpson-street-free-press/

Q&A: Taylor Kilgore Wants to Grow the Pipeline to Leadership for Aspiring Journalists
January 29, 2017
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/q-a-taylor-kilgore-wants-to-grow-the-pipeline-to/article_e0868bef-d81b-5cc6-937d-e461fbfdf160.html

Almost 25 Years Old, Simpson Street Free Press is Still Open for Business
January 2, 2017
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/almost-years-old-simpson-street-free-press-is-still-open/article_b18d98ff-acd5-504d-b256-4bb64a315776.html

'Simpson Street' is More Than a Newspaper
November 14, 2016
http://www.channel3000.com/madison-magazine/city-life/simpson-street-is-more-than-a-newspaper/155470664

Sarah Useche: La Comunidad to Celebrate 25 Years of Giving Voice to Latinos
October 5, 2016
http://host.madison.com/wsj/opinion/column/sarah-useche-la-comunidad-to-celebrate-years-of-giving-voice/article_42324c08-14e2-5fcc-a17d-d7b3a66d2d0c.html

SSFP Featured in Afterschool Alliance Issue Brief
July 21, 2015
http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/issue_briefs/issue_building_literacy_67.pdf

Afterschool Spotlight: Simpson Street Free Press
June 16, 2016
http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/afterschoolSnack/Afterschool-Spotlight-Simpson-Street-Free-Press_06-16-2016.cfm

Futuros Talentos en Madison: La Prensa Libre
May 29, 2015
http://vozlatinanewspaper.com/ediciones-2/2015/edicion-330/voz-latina-newspaper-2015_p-4.html

Thank you Madison, that's a wrap (and that's $1300 for Simpson Street Free Press)!
May 18, 2015
http://listentoyourmothershow.com/madison/2015/05/18/thank-you-madison-thats-a-wrap-and-thats-1300-for-simpson-street-free-press/

Simpson Street Free Press in Washington, D.C., to explain its success
March 11, 2015
http://host.madison.com/news/local/simpson-street-free-press-in-washington-d-c-to-explain/article_d1a9ee8b-f344-5c08-9b13-85a4417a44b0.html


Kids break headlines at Simpson Street Free Press
February 23, 2015
https://badgerherald.com/news/2015/02/23/kids-break-headlines-at-simpson-street-free-press/

La Prensa Libre de Simpson Street y la 'brecha educativa'
January 23, 2015
http://vozlatinanewspaper.com/ediciones-2/2015/edicion-321/layout-1_page-1.html

For The Record: Simpson Street Free Press
January 7, 2015
http://www.channel3000.com/news/opinion/30578824

Simpson Street Free Press recognized nationally, again
December 30, 2014
http://www.channel3000.com/news/opinion/more-national-recognition-for-simpson-street-free-press/30463680

Here's something you can do about the achievement gap
September 29, 2014
http://www.channel3000.com/news/opinion/heres-something-you-can-do-about-the-achievement-gap-and-bridging-disparities/28314286

Simpson Street Free Press reporters produce book trailers during summer program
August 7, 2014
http://host.madison.com/news/local/city-life/simpson-street-free-press-reporters-produce-book-trailers-during-summer/article_c5452d32-1da6-11e4-805f-0019bb2963f4.html

After-school programs should be added to opportunity gap discussion

March 26, 2014
http://www.channel3000.com/news/opinion/afterschool-programs-should-be-added-to-opportunity-gap-discussion/25184444

A "Nice" Solution to the Achievement Gap
January 24, 2014
http://edreformanon.blogspot.com/2014/01/a-nice-solution-to-achievement-gap-in.html

An Achievement Gap Solution:
It's been there all along with Simpson Street Free Press

January 23, 2014
http://www.thedailypage.com/isthmus/article.php?article=41905

Dave Zweifel's Madison: David Maraniss' sage advice for the Simpson Street kids
June 6, 2013
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/writers/dave_zweifel/dave-zweifel-s-madison-david-maraniss-sage-advice-for-the/article_efef013e-cde3-11e2-b427-0019bb2963f4.html

Madison increasing funds for summer jobs for teens
May 10, 2013 5:30 am
http://host.madison.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/madison-increasing-funds-for-summer-jobs-for-teens/article_74eb1979-adb7-5d14-913e-c8f301bf7c37.html#ixzz2UJwobbRJ

Dave Zweifel's Madison: Simpson Street Free Press expands, big crowd cheers it on
May 02, 2013 9:30 am
http://host.madison.com/news/local/writers/dave_zweifel/dave-zweifel-s-madison-simpson-street-free-press-expands-big/article_db954236-b293-11e2-80f6-001a4bcf887a.html#ixzz2UJweoOJg

New facility for Simpson Street Free Press
Posted: Apr 30, 2013 7:17 AM CDT
http://www.wkow.com/story/22115752/2013/04/30/city-opens-first-full-time-all-academics-youth-center

Simpson Street Free Press helps close the gap
More students served, more students succeeding. And the gap closes kid by kid.

April 26th, 2013
http://video.channel3000.com/watch.php?id=49344

Child By Child
Madison's achievement gap still a huge issue

Madison Magazine
March 2013
http://www.madisonmagazine.com/Madison-Magazine/March-2013/Child-By-Child/

Madison School Board Election Looks Bad
Poorly handled primary robs a candidate of a chance.

Feb 25 2013 06:14:13 PM CST
http://www.channel3000.com/news/opinion/Madison-School-Board-Election-Looks-Bad/-/4028/19080396/-/16wq8xz

Young blood in the newsroom
February 21, 2013 5:00 am
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/editorial/young-blood-in-the-newsroom/article_d155f57e-7bb4-11e2-9e46-0019bb2963f4.html

After school program celebrates 20 years
Posted: Feb 04, 2013 11:01 PM CST
http://www.wkow.com/story/20963539/2013/02/05/after-school-program-celebrates-20-years 


Teen newspaper Simpson Street Free Press set for expansion

January 29, 2013 5:00 pm
http://host.madison.com/news/local/education/local_schools/teen-newspaper-simpson-street-free-press-set-for-expansion/article_7c9c56ee-6a67-11e2-89ad-001a4bcf887a.html#ixzz2UJwtbiu0

Simpson Street Free Press addresses achievement gap
Neil Heinen says there are success stories in Madison for closing the achievement gap.

January 28th, 2013
http://video.channel3000.com/watch.php?id=47169


Simpson Street Free Press celebrates 20 years
Posted: Jan 17, 2013 8:14 AM CST
http://www.wkow.com/story/20612093/2013/01/17/simpson-street-free-press-celebrates-20-years

James Kramer: Simpson Street Free Press can address gap
December 22, 2012 4:30 am
http://host.madison.com/news/opinion/column/guest/james-kramer-simpson-street-free-press-can-address-gap/article_666d5c00-4bd7-11e2-bfdb-001a4bcf887a.html#ixzz2UJwwAPw6

Samuel Martino: Simpson Street Press a local proven winner
December 18, 2012 4:00 am
http://host.madison.com/news/opinion/mailbag/samuel-martino-simpson-street-press-a-local-proven-winner/article_18e77a86-489b-11e2-9cf2-001a4bcf887a.html#ixzz2UJwzIkzH

American Girl grant to help newspaper expand book clubs
November 14, 2012 1:50 pm
http://host.madison.com/news/local/education/local_schools/american-girl-grant-to-help-newspaper-expand-book-clubs/article_e1597784-2e7f-11e2-845b-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz2UJxEc1eR

Plain Talk: Simpson Street Free Press youth are right to be proud
October 29, 2012 4:45 am
http://host.madison.com/news/opinion/column/dave_zweifel/plain-talk-simpson-street-free-press-youth-are-right-to/article_65bf92de-1fb1-11e2-8ccb-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz2UJxyAwUd

Jane Coleman: Simpson Street Press a proven boost for students

October 09, 2012 5:00 am
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/mailbag/jane-coleman-simpson-street-press-a-proven-boost-for-students/article_24a7ca94-1194-11e2-8ed3-0019bb2963f4.html

Happy 20th to the Free Press

October 08, 2012 5:00 am
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/editorial/happy-th-to-the-free-press/article_7c29a9e2-0f58-11e2-acbd-0019bb2963f4.html

Adaeze Okoli: Focus on front lines of achievement gap
August 18, 2012 4:30 am
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/column/guest/adaeze-okoli-focus-on-front-lines-of-achievement-gap/article_3d2ac8a6-e8c6-11e1-9aa4-001a4bcf887a.html

Grass Roots: So what do students think about Madison Preparatory Academy?

December 18, 2011 7:30 am
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/grassroots/grass-roots-so-what-do-students-think-about-madison-preparatory/article_9cf9f3f4-28ed-11e1-9525-0019bb2963f4.html

Chris Rickert: Simpson Street Free Press not just about journalism

October 29, 2011 7:00 am 
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/chris_rickert/chris-rickert-simpson-street-free-press-not-just-about-journalism/article_939fd4e8-01b2-11e1-a10f-001cc4c002e0.html

Plain Talk: Successful kids program needs help
November 24, 2010 4:55 am
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/opinion/column/dave_zweifel/plain-talk-successful-kids-program-needs-help/article_afa9655a-0e07-54a2-b76b-d4f6e4392491.html

Why aren't there more Deidre Greens?
December 02, 2009 10:00 am
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/local_schools/why-aren-t-there-more-deidre-greens/article_1db5a8a7-1dcb-5188-8a19-ee58e170669a.html

SIMPSON STREET FREE PRESS HONORED IN MADISON FOR NATIONAL AWARD
January 29, 2009 12:00 am
http://host.madison.com/news/simpson-street-free-press-honored-in-madison-for-national-award/article_cd83d122-b486-5ff1-a6ca-feb3006047a9.html