Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Public Schools'
Published April 15, 2014
I am writing to offer my strong support for the proposal, which would pour $18 million of investment into the neighborhood, add significantly to the tax base and provide a space for young teachers new to the city to find their roots and develop a love of this city that I too have adopted as my home.
Published April 10, 2014
As a group of dignitaries officially broke ground on a new South Stadium today in the shadow of Hayes Bilingual School, it was hard not to look around and think, "if these walls could talk."
Published Jan. 31, 2014
Alexander Hamilton's Kevon Looney was named to McDonald's All-American team, becoming just the second basketball player from the Milwaukee Public Schools to ever be selected.
Published Jan. 29, 2014
Milwaukee Public Schools' Urban Schools Aquaponics initiative has received a two-year, $98,000 contribution from AT&T and the NEA Foundation. The new funding will expand the program into five new schools and a total of 1,500 MPS students over a two-year period.
Published Jan. 9, 2014
An unsurprisingly ambitious vision will be the strongest selling point for the new high school at Golda Meir in Brewers' Hill. The school opens to ninth graders next fall.
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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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