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Milwaukee schools host Friday walk-in to support public education

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


Bullock for Opportunity Schools Commissioner

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.


Legislators respond to Wauwatosa SOS

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.


SOS: A distress signal to parents of Wisconsin public school kids

Published June 3, 2015

On May 20, 2015, the Joint Finance Committee voted on education spending for the 2015-2017 biennium. After the vote, Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa), a JFC member, said the JFC went "above and beyond restoring funds to K-12 education." Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Repeal the Residency Rule

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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