Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Public Schools'
Published Sept. 16, 2016
Four nationally renowned artists will be working with students at four MPS schools this year to use arts as a way to help students succeed academically. It's a part of Turnaround Arts, the signature program of the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities.
Published Sept. 13, 2016
Last week, WILL's Will Flanders posted the third and final installment of this series of policy proposals, in which he argues that the state must destroy MPS in order to save it. His weapon of choice is immediate full-scale implementation of the OSPP.
Published Aug. 30, 2016
Later this week, Wisconsin's children start back to school. In honor of that, Jay Bullock uses his column to take a look at some recent school-related fictions and attempt to explain the actual facts.
Published Aug. 29, 2016
The new ProStart program aims to engage students in the culinary arts while providing tools to jumpstart their careers in the growing food industry. And it could be one of the most exciting things to happen to Milwaukee's culinary scene so far.
Published Aug. 25, 2016
The ability to talk about race is behind the plan for OnMilwaukee's ongoing series of Milwaukee Talks: honest and frank discussions, unedited and focused on the issues of equality and justice. It's also the time for big dreams for the city.
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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 ...
The Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA) has voted 52% to 48% n against offering to make contributions to teacher pensions that could have saved the jobs of about 200 teachers. The lay-offs are the result of a reduction of $80 million in ...
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