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Picking a new superintendent isn't easy, but this board can do it

Published Feb. 20, 2014

Some will cheer and some will jeer whoever is ultimately selected to serve first as interim and later as permanent MPS superintendent, but I have faith that the school board can make the right choice for my children and all Milwaukee's children, and I believe that we need to make ourselves part of the discussion and work with the board.


MPS, MTEA aim at feet, squeeze trigger

Published Feb. 4, 2014

Basically, what was up for a vote at a school board meeting last week was exactly what MTEA wanted - a process that empowered community voice over administrative fiat - and MTEA beat it back, and called it a win. After the meeting, MTEA said, "now we can start the community process at our schools," which, you know, is exactly what they would have been doing had the vote gone the other way, too. And with district funding, personnel and support for the process, which now we don't have.


MPS board votes on Dover sale this week

Published Dec. 18, 2013

After a pair of public meetings about a plan to create housing for teachers at the former Dover Street School in Bay View, the school board will take up an administration recommendation at Thursday's meeting to move forward with the plan and sell the building for $350,000.


Rapid creation of Howard Ave. Montessori marks a step forward

Published Aug. 19, 2012

Milwaukee's Montessori schools - Lloyd Barbee, Craig, Fernwood, Kosciuszko, MacDowell and Maryland Avenue - which enroll 3% of the district's roughly 80,000 students, tend to score above district averages in most subjects and have better retention and lower mobility rates than other MPS schools. A number of them even outscore state averages. In a couple weeks, a new MPS Montessori will open in the old Tippecanoe School on Howard Avenue.

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