Results tagged with 'MPS'
Published July 18, 2017
On Monday, Milwaukee Department of City Development was able to list a quintet of former Milwaukee Public Schools properties for sale as there had been no takers for them during the two-year period when only school operators could make offers on them.
Published July 13, 2017
I've long been eager to see inside the former McKinley School, 2001 W. Vliet St., which was shuttered and sold by MPS nearly 40 years ago. After a 2013 fire, the private day care and school located there closed. Now, there's a plan to renovate it into apartments and we take you inside.
Published May 19, 2017
According to a new Public Policy Forum report, Milwaukee Public Schools again "face(s) revenue challenges and renewed expenditure pressures," which are reflected in its FY18 budget.
Published May 17, 2017
When I was a kid, summer school was thought of as a place for slackers and ne'er-do-wells, and kids that struggled to keep up during the academic year. Now, I think summer school can be valuable to everyone, from the lagging learner to the valedictorian.
Published May 8, 2017
Herb Kohl Philanthropies - which funded educators' crowdsourcing campaigns last fall - is celebrating the work of educators this Teacher Appreciation Week by anteing up another $500,000 to match donations made to Wisconsin teachers' Donors Choose campaigns.
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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...
MacIver News Service | July 18, 2013[Madison, Wisc...] Milwaukee Public Schools are expected to save more than half a billion dollars by fiscal year (FY) 2020 according to an in-depth report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The study, which was released Thursday, explains that Act 10 gave MPS ...
I'm a glutton for punishment. I actually attended the MPS School Board's pep rally last evening. I assumed that it would be more entertainment than enlightenment, but I came away embarrassed and saddened. The concept of the Board hosting a meeting with the sole intent of bringin...
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