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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

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Results tagged with 'education'

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"AninA" teaches students an important message at education screening

Published Oct. 10, 2014

School by school, 4th through 6th grade students, teachers and chaperones filed into the theatre and took their seats in the main house of the Oriental Theatre, waiting to be taken away by the beautifully crafted Spanish-language animated film "AninA." The screening was held as part of Milwaukee Film's education screenings during the film festival.

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Students lose in ongoing battle against teacher tenure

Published June 17, 2014

Teacher tenure is not the cause of poor student achievement, and trying to "reform" it will do nothing to improve educational outcomes for the students who most need our help. Indeed, they will suffer as any last protections or incentives for good teachers to stay are "reformed" right out of existence.

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Lovell leaves strong legacy at UWM

Published April 22, 2014

After a national search, Marquette University decided that the best candidate to be its next president was sitting in an office five miles across town. Sources said it was Marquette that pursued Michael Lovell, rather than the other way around. After all, Lovell will leave behind a strong legacy of achievement at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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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.

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Reader blogs:

The Milwaukee Observatory Opens in South Shore Park This Saturday

The Milwaukee Observatory, an inspiring museum in the park and Milwaukee History Experience created by Bay View High School and Bradley Tech High School students, will be open to the public on Saturday, August 10. Located within South Shore Park in Bay View, The Observatory inspires visitors and ...

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