Results tagged with 'School board'
Published June 30, 2015
The takeover plan, Jay Bullock has realized, amounts to a rerun of the Milwaukee school board elections of the 1990s, when humdrum local off-year elections suddenly drew the spotlight of national media and the checkbooks of major conservative organizations around the country.
Published Jan. 28, 2015
Statement by Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Michael Bonds, Ph.D., regarding the New Opportunities for Milwaukee document.
Published March 3, 2014
It's old news now that Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton is stepping down to take the helm of the public schools in Baltimore. His four-year tenure here sure seemed brief, but according to those who know, that's about average for leaders of big urban districts. Finding and keeping good leadership at the top is just hard in districts like MPS.
Published Feb. 20, 2014
The Milwaukee Public Schools are about to begin a dance that is so stale it should probably be pulled off the shelf. Superintendent Gregory Thornton is leaving MPS. And the school board will again do the "Find a New Chief Dance."
Published March 3, 2013
We've asked each of the seven candidates running for four seats on the Milwaukee School Board to respond to a list of questions and we will run them in the weeks leading up to the April 2 election. Today, we hear from Larry Miller, the unopposed incumbent running in District 5.
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