Results tagged with 'mps children's week'
Published April 28, 2012
It's no surprise that education is a key driver of economic development. That's one reason why Career and Technical Education (or CTE) in the Milwaukee Public Schools is so exciting. The main tenets of CTE are college and career readiness, project-based learning, problem solving and the use of real 21st century technologies in the classroom.
Published April 27, 2012
Nurses are critical to the successful operation of a school. As a community, we need to stand up and demand that the state properly fund education so that students receive the care and preventative education that they need to be successful both academically and in life.
Published April 26, 2012
Much has been written about the achievement gap in Milwaukee Public Schools. Hands are wrung over our students' test scores and heads shake each time a school is declared to be "in need of improvement." Very little is made, however, of the "opportunity gap," as renowned education professor Richard Milner refers to it, that exists for Milwaukee's students.
Published April 25, 2012
If you ask me why I choose to be a volunteer tutor with the children of MPS it would be an impossibility to narrow the limitless number of responses that could be given. The children of this city, simply put, are the greatest product we have to offer to the future.
Published April 24, 2012
The National Library Legislative Days are April 23-24 at our nation's capital. While members of the National Library Association are reminding our legislators why libraries are so important, it gives us an opportunity to reflect on why books and libraries are crucial in our children's public schools.
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