Results tagged with 'Schools'
Published Feb. 21, 2017
Singer/songwriter Valerie June plays at Turner Hall Ballroom tonight , but I'm pretty sure the best moment of the day will come when she welcomes about 15 kids from MPS' Lancaster Elementary to the venue to watch her soundcheck and then spend some time together.
Published Feb. 14, 2017
To help voters get to know the Milwaukee school board candidates, Parents for Public Schools of Milwaukee hosts a candidate forum Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at MacDowell Montessori School at the Juneau campus, 6415 W. Mount Vernon Ave.
Published Feb. 11, 2017
Students at technical colleges throughout the state could get a break from tuition increases under Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget, according to a report from Madison365.
Published Feb. 8, 2017
There is no other schoolhouse in the city like the old McKinley on 20th and Vliet Streets. Now that the city owns it, maybe something can happen on the neglected site. What happens next is what worries Bobby Tanzilo most.
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.
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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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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