Results tagged with 'MPS'
Published Nov. 24, 2015
The Milwaukee Board of School Directors and MPS administrators have signaled that they soon will take a major step toward becoming more proactive and intentional in chartering schools, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report.
Published Nov. 17, 2015
The announcement last week that Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele selected Demond Means to take on the role of Opportunity Schools Partnership commissioner came not as too much of a surprise - but it was a relief, seeing what the pick means for MPS.
Published Nov. 11, 2015
At the beginning, all Julia Brunson had was a name: Eugene Mlot. By the end of her experience, she had close friend from generations past that she'd never even met.
Published Nov. 4, 2015
According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, tensions were high during an almost two-hour discussion over the proposal to place Carmen, an MPS charter school, under the same roof as Pulaski, a longstanding traditional high school. The eventual vote came in 5-4 in favor of the proposed partnership.
Published Nov. 3, 2015
The research on the so-called "school-to-prison pipeline" is clear: the way we treat students in schools, particularly students of color, presages the way those students will be treated once they leave school.
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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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