Results tagged with 'public schools'
Published May 18, 2016
In its annual review of the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) superintendent's proposed budget, the Milwaukee-based Public Policy Forum reports that the district is able to invest in several strategic priorities, even though it continues to struggle with its perennial challenges of flat state aids and frozen per-pupil revenue limits.
Published May 10, 2016
At some point, this reality needs to sink in: It is our moral and civic duty to overcome this resource gap and provide opportunities, through better school funding, that students from poor families and neighborhoods cannot receive anywhere else.
Published Sept. 14, 2015
This Friday, Sept. 18, families will gather outside more than 80 Milwaukee Public Schools and walk in together to show their support for public education. Once inside, parents and community members will share information about the state plan to take over schools
Published Aug. 4, 2015
Dear County Executive Abele, I am writing today to add my name to the list of candidates interested in the position of Commissioner of Milwaukee's Opportunity Schools Partnership program. You've been vested with the authority to choose that commissioner, and I say it should be me.
Published June 10, 2015
Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Dale Kooyenga offer a rebuttal of a Wauwatosa SOS commentary on the public school omnibus amendment to the upcoming Wisconsin budget.
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One of the provisions of Governor Walker's Budget Bill is a ban on teacher residency requirements by Wisconsin School Boards. Milwaukee is the only school district in the state to have such a requirement, which is embedded in the 4-year contract between MPS and MTEA....
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