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Local teens hone business and barista skills at Cafe @ Large

Published June 29, 2015

Walker's Point is filled with charming coffee shops. Cafe @ Large, the latest addition to the neighborhood, offers the customary brews and pastries residents have come to expect, but this cafe has something the others don't. As Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, It is operated almost entirely by Milwaukee Public School students.

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Cheap-labor conservatism drives changes in Wisconsin

Published June 16, 2015

On "The Sopranos," Edie Falco's Carmela stresses about a house she helped build with cheap insufficient lumber. This happens on a fictional TV show, sure. But there's a lesson in there: Don't do things on the cheap just because you think you know better and can get away with it. That lesson is lost on Wisconsin's Republican leadership and legislators, unfortunately, as they pursue an explicit policy of doing just that: trying to do things on the cheap.

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Lowell becomes 7th MPS IB school

Published June 10, 2015

Lowell Elementary School is MPS' 7th "International Baccalaureate" school; district now home to more than 25% of the IB schools in Wisconsin.

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Say no to K-12 Omnibus motion

Published June 6, 2015

Read the K-12 Omnibus Motion, authored by Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) scheduled to pass this week. Charter school teacher Melissa Pallin says she is crying out to the public to get vocal now.

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Students create street mural for their neighborhood and learn civic engagement

Published June 4, 2015

Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.) has partnered with Milwaukee Public Schools' Anna F. Doerfler Community School and Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) to engage students in creating Milwaukee's first street mural. The celebration and unveiling of the mural will take place on Friday, June 5, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Anna F. Doerfler Community School.

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MTEA Stiffs the Kids

The Milwaukee Teachers Education Association  (MTEA) has voted  52% to 48% n against offering  to make contributions to teacher pensions that could have saved the jobs of about 200 teachers.   The lay-offs  are the result of a reduction of  $80 million in  ...


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