Results tagged with 'Schools'
Published Jan. 20, 2017
Milwaukee Academy of Science senior David Washington was recently awarded a four-year scholarship for tuition, room and board to Northwestern University, the first time an MAS student has won a four-year scholarship to NU, 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 Jan. 18, 2017
Ben & Jerry's co-founder Jerry Greenfield will be a judge in an upcoming MPS ice cream making competition in collaboration with Bartolotta Restaurant Group.
Published Dec. 21, 2016
On Tuesday night, Milwaukee French Immersion School Principal Gina Bianchi was honored for her work at this MPS school - which exceeds expectations according to its most recent DPI report card - by the French government.
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...
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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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