Results tagged with 'rethinking schools'
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."
Published April 21, 2012
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Published Jan. 30, 2012
While few might think of Milwaukee as a hotbed of activity in the world of education books, some know better. There have been other book about and / or by local education figures and here are some notable ones.
Published Sept. 11, 2011
A public school system with more than 80,000 kids, 5,000 teachers and nearly 200 schools generates a lot of information. How can parents keep up with it all? And more, importantly, how can they make sure it's all in the best interests of their children? We asked some experts.
Published Feb. 21, 2011
Award-winning filmmaker and a published novelist and short story writer Paul McComas -- who lives in Evanston, Ill. -- is a native Milwaukeean. When he comes home tonight to read from his latest book at 7 p.m. at Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer Ave., expect to hear a lot about his hometown.
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