Results tagged with 'Schools'
Published March 25, 2015
With proposed legislation under discussion to bring to Milwaukee some of the education reform efforts that affected New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors has invited three experts who lived through and studied the reforms there to speak in Milwaukee.
Published March 24, 2015
A student-designed mobile phone bowling game - as well as a mobile app that gives prospective students a virtual tour of MPS' Washington High School of Information Technology - will be on display Wednesday at Washington's spring iFair, hosted by Harley-Davidson.
Published March 19, 2015
Milwaukee educators, parents and students will arrive at the state budget hearing immediately after school this Friday, March 20 and ask that the hearing be extended so they can express their concerns about proposed budget cuts to public schools and universities.
Published March 17, 2015
Hundreds of parents, educators, students and community members will rally in support of public schools - and author Diane Ravitch will speak - this Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the MATC Cooley Auditorium.
Published March 16, 2015
Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver is one of nearly a dozen leaders of urban school districts headed to the White House this morning to meet with President Barack Obama as part of the Council of the Great City Schools' three-day annual legislative/policy conference in Washington.
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July 22, 2013by Michael J. Petrilli and Michelle GiningerThe Thomas B. Fordham InstituteWisconsin governor Scott Walker has been called a lot of things over the past two years; many of these epithets are unprintable in this family-friendly publication. But according to a new Fordham report, he de...
Opportunities Lost in Milwaukee
Statement of Alderman Bob Donovan
December 16, 2009
During its special session today in Madison, the Wisconsin Legislature chose to delay action on historic legislation that would give Milwaukee’s mayor the power to appoint the superintendent ...
As I start my first beginning of the school year, I wonder why the uproar about the mayor taking over? I am fully aware of the impending accountability of teaching 4th grade and the high pressure testing that my students will encounter. Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...
This column appears in the March 11 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Sports fans do it from their seats. Millions do it to help choose the next "American Idol." President Barack Obama even used it to give supporters the scoop on his choice for a running mate. ...
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