Results tagged with 'MPS'
Published Sept. 22, 2017
This morning I received a note from Nancy Aten, who was scanning works by Milwaukee artist Gertrude Kundman Erskine to be included in Erskine's archive, when she came upon 8x10 photographs of a series of six works that especially caught her attention. Do you recognize them?
Published Sept. 14, 2017
There's something about a beautiful building that was constructed not to boost an ego or to glorify a product or personality, but rather to serve the community. There's something even more glorious about a building like this that is still serving Milwaukee 132 years later.
Published Sept. 7, 2017
The Bucks and Johnson Controls held a grand opening ceremony Thursday for a new $150,000 multi-sport complex on the campus of Browning Elementary School and Silver Spring Neighborhood Center in Milwaukee's redeveloping Westlawn neighborhood. Here are 17 photos of it.
Published Sept. 5, 2017
Today is the day that Milwaukee Public Schools' elementary schools on the traditional calendar return to class. Here are some moments from this morning captured in images and video.
Published Sept. 5, 2017
After considering closing Daniel Webster Secondary School altogether, just a couple weeks after starting its first school year, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors voted last Thursday to "reconfigure" the program as a traditional middle school.
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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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