Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Public Schools'
Published Feb. 3, 2017
At the beginning of the school year, Reagan High School science teacher Molly Schuld dreamed of taking students on a trip to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador. Now it appears that her dream will come true, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Jan. 24, 2017
The Milwaukee Bucks Foundation announced it is awarding a $100,000 grant to Schools That Can Milwaukee. The grant will be distributed over the next two years, with funds benefiting a variety of STCM programs including many that directly benefit MPS.
Published Jan. 22, 2017
Deborah Jolitz, MPS fine arts manager, had a problem. In fall 2015, more than 25 schools were in need of arts education services, and there were no certified teacher applicants. So they teamed up with Arts @ Large for Fill the Gaps, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Jan. 19, 2017
Via a program called Clear Days Ahead, optometrists, opticians and volunteers provided eye exams to more than 100 kids at Browning and another nearly 100 at Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education late last autumn. Here are some amazing photos from that day.
Published Dec. 20, 2016
Last week, a committee of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors voted to make a seismic change to the way it approaches high schools and middle schools. The rest of Milwaukee needs to get behind this effort with vocal (not to mention monetary) support.
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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 ...
The Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA) has voted 52% to 48% n against offering to make contributions to teacher pensions that could have saved the jobs of about 200 teachers. The lay-offs are the result of a reduction of $80 million in ...
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