Madison365 Week in Review for August 21


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    We published our first-ever list of Wisconsin’s most influential Asian American leaders.




    Public Health Madison Dane County ordered all schools to start the year online-only for grades 3-12.




    The Wisconsin Medical Society named Dr. Jasmine Zapata as the 2020 “Superhero in Medicine.”




    Only a small fraction of eligible families are using MMSD free meal sites.




    As feared, domestic violence has increased during the pandemic.




    Many University of Wisconsin students are skeptical of the “Smart Restart” plan.




    Community Shares of Wisconsin announced $6,000 in Inspiring Voices grants to three local nonprofit organizations.



    A celebration of the life of Anisa Scott, killed in gunfire earlier this month, was scheduled for Saturday.



    On Real Talk with Henry Sanders, new MMSD Superintendent Dr. Carlton Jenkins laid out the reasons he took the job and his vision for Madison schools.



    UW-Oshkosh removed the name of a former Klan member from its theater.




    Forward Madison midfielder Don Smart was named USL League One Player of the Week.




    Juneteenth is now a paid holiday for Dane County employees.




    At a Unity Walk for Change last weekend, community leaders called for an end to gun violence.

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