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Results tagged with 'education'

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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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The guy who hates school vouchers

Published Jan. 20, 2014

You probably heard­­ a voucher school, LifeSkills Academy, closed last week "in the dead of night." Anybody who's watched the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, known colloquially as the voucher program, was not surprised by this development.

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Using regionalism to mask failure

Published Nov. 3, 2013

I was intrigued for several reasons by the recent comments from Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke. Most surprising was her courage in finally taking a stance on any topic related to Wisconsin politics. However, it was her comments about education, and her trust in mother government, that got my attention.

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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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