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Results tagged with 'public schools'

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Schools & Communities United unveils education report and organizing event

Published May 14, 2014

In advance of a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that led to the desegregation of America's schools, Milwaukee's School & Communities United - a coalition of community, teacher, student, labor, civic and religious organizations - has issued a report on education in Milwaukee.

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IWF releases school privatization report at City Hall event

Published April 26, 2014

On Thursday, the lobby at City Hall echoed with the voices from a press conference held by the Institute for Wisconsin's Future to announce the release of a new report, "Do Poor Kids Deserve Lower-Quality Education Than Rich Kids? Evaluating School Privatization Proposals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin."

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Miner's Milwaukee schools history book has lessons nationwide

Published Jan. 24, 2013

You can read an endless parade of books about public education. There are surveys of history, books that focus on charters and on voucher programs, volumes devoted to the battles for desegregation and all kinds of books by pundits arguing this or that approach to funding, to curriculum and everything else. But if you want to know about public education in Milwaukee, start with Barbara Miner's new "Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education."

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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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