Results tagged with 'schools'
Published May 26, 2016
County Executive Chris Abele and Dr. Demond Means today made an announcement on the status of the implementation of the OSPP, confirming they plan to wait on any decisions about which school the program will operate in until they are able to meet with MPS leadership.
Published May 26, 2016
Milwaukee Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton released the following statement concerning MPS' Black Lives Matter initiative, as well as the My Brother's Keeper program.
Published May 24, 2016
The charge that MPS would be giving almost half a million dollars to the loose national coalition going by the name Black Lives Matter is, of course, false. But that didn't stop Sheriff David Clarke from commenting on it and showing his true desires.
Published May 22, 2016
While the new Stellar Collegiate Charter School is finding it challenging to attract students because of the many options available to families, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports that it is expected to meet the enrollment goal by the July 29 deadline.
Published May 19, 2016
Demond Means, a skilled and accomplished educator, is a guy who deserves some sympathy for being caught between a rock and a hard place as he tries to move the rock. He faces tough opponents in reform efforts.
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July 22, 2013by Michael J. Petrilli and Michelle GiningerThe Thomas B. Fordham InstituteWisconsin governor Scott Walker has been called a lot of things over the past two years; many of these epithets are unprintable in this family-friendly publication. But according to a new Fordham report, he de...
Opportunities Lost in Milwaukee
Statement of Alderman Bob Donovan
December 16, 2009
During its special session today in Madison, the Wisconsin Legislature chose to delay action on historic legislation that would give Milwaukee’s mayor the power to appoint the superintendent ...
As I start my first beginning of the school year, I wonder why the uproar about the mayor taking over? I am fully aware of the impending accountability of teaching 4th grade and the high pressure testing that my students will encounter. Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...
This column appears in the March 11 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Sports fans do it from their seats. Millions do it to help choose the next "American Idol." President Barack Obama even used it to give supporters the scoop on his choice for a running mate. ...
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