Results tagged with 'MPS'
Published April 27, 2016
Demond Means' OSPP plan may not be ideal, but for Milwaukee Public Schools, it's the best case in a bad situation - especially based on what was threatened originally and what eventually did become the law under the last state budget.
Published April 20, 2016
There are eight MPS high schools that rank in the top 32 of Wisconsin high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report and The Washington Post.
Published April 19, 2016
The drawings Milwaukee landscape architect Annette Hoyt Flanders created for the Maryland Avenue School are works of art. What became of these plans and the roughly three-acre site on the city's East Side?
Published March 9, 2016
Chris Larson's potential election will not end, repeal or otherwise stop "the takeover" of MPS, and making the opposite claim as much a centerpiece of his campaign as it has been strikes me as iffy at best, and plain dishonest at worst.
Published March 2, 2016
There's a lot of exciting, daring material being brought to Milwaukee's stages - much of it by grade schoolers in Highland Community School's gymnasium. Last year, they did a David Lynch-inspired show; this year, it's one influenced by the indie classic "Dead Man."
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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...
MacIver News Service | July 18, 2013[Madison, Wisc...] Milwaukee Public Schools are expected to save more than half a billion dollars by fiscal year (FY) 2020 according to an in-depth report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The study, which was released Thursday, explains that Act 10 gave MPS ...
I'm a glutton for punishment. I actually attended the MPS School Board's pep rally last evening. I assumed that it would be more entertainment than enlightenment, but I came away embarrassed and saddened. The concept of the Board hosting a meeting with the sole intent of bringin...
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