Results tagged with 'schools'
Published Nov. 24, 2015
The Milwaukee Board of School Directors and MPS administrators have signaled that they soon will take a major step toward becoming more proactive and intentional in chartering schools, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report.
Published Nov. 17, 2015
The announcement last week that Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele selected Demond Means to take on the role of Opportunity Schools Partnership commissioner came not as too much of a surprise - but it was a relief, seeing what the pick means for MPS.
Published Nov. 12, 2015
County Executive Chris Abele's appointment of Mequon-Thiensville Supt. Demond Means as the commissioner of the new Opportunity Schools Program was met with some indifference and some opposition Thursday.
Published Nov. 11, 2015
At the beginning, all Julia Brunson had was a name: Eugene Mlot. By the end of her experience, she had close friend from generations past that she'd never even met.
Published Nov. 4, 2015
According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, tensions were high during an almost two-hour discussion over the proposal to place Carmen, an MPS charter school, under the same roof as Pulaski, a longstanding traditional high school. The eventual vote came in 5-4 in favor of the proposed partnership.
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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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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