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The attack on public education

Published May 19, 2015

According to this commentary from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, you would have to be a master of the art of naiveté to not understand the difficulties the recent education proposals from the likes of Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Alberta Darling, Rep. Dale Kooyenga and County Executive Chris Abele present to educators, students and parents.

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Zielinski's charter school proposal: smart policy, smart politics or both?

Published May 18, 2015

I'm also a teacher in the Milwaukee Public Schools, so for me, the most important topic of any campaign, even for alderman, is education. You can imagine, then, that Ald. Tony Zielinski's surprise proposal last week, which would stop the City of Milwaukee from opening new charter schools, was of interest to me. I like this plan, though the timing seems suspicious.

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Education, transportation top state budget concerns for Milwaukeeans

Published May 14, 2015

According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, state representatives from the Milwaukee Democratic Caucus recently held a listening session at the downtown branch of the Milwaukee Public Library to hear community concerns about Gov. Scott Walker's latest state budget proposal.

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COA programs support families all year long

Published May 6, 2015

With summer fast approaching, you may be wondering where to enroll your children for summer camp. Or you may be looking to become more involved within your community and want opportunities to volunteer your time or donate gently used school supplies, books or clothing. COA is one such option.

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Students embrace engineering, innovation at STEM science fair

Published May 5, 2015

Rows of students proudly stood in front of tri-fold posters as teachers, parents and community members packed the Peck Welcome Center at the Milwaukee County Zoo during the Milwaukee Public Schools' (MPS) science fair. This was the first year, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, that MPS specifically highlighted STEM at the science fair.

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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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