Results tagged with 'barbara miner'
Published June 30, 2015
The takeover plan, Jay Bullock has realized, amounts to a rerun of the Milwaukee school board elections of the 1990s, when humdrum local off-year elections suddenly drew the spotlight of national media and the checkbooks of major conservative organizations around the country.
Published Dec. 14, 2013
Last year, there was a treasure trove of literature on Wisconsin history and themes around the holidays and this year, it seems, there's even more out there. Here are a few nuggets that will please the Sconnie-minded on your holiday gift-giving list.
Published Jan. 24, 2013
You can read an endless parade of books about public education. There are surveys of history, books that focus on charters and on voucher programs, volumes devoted to the battles for desegregation and all kinds of books by pundits arguing this or that approach to funding, to curriculum and everything else. But if you want to know about public education in Milwaukee, start with Barbara Miner's new "Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education."
Published July 31, 2010
Anyone who lives in Milwaukee eventually notices the broad range of social and economic conditions when traveling on North Avenue. Barbara Miner, a Riverwest-based writer and photographer, was so intrigued with this that she started snapping photos, which eventually led to a collection of 59 black-and-white images entitled "Anatomy of an Avenue."