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School board candidate: Tatiana Joseph

Published Feb. 10, 2013

We've asked each of the seven candidates running for four seats on the Milwaukee School Board to respond to a list of questions and we will run them in the weeks leading up to the April 2 election. Today, we hear from Tatiana Joseph, who is running against Jaime Alvarado and Angel Sanchez for the seat representing District 6, currently held by Peter Blewett.


A crowded field in the 5th district

Published Feb. 16, 2012

More than a decade ago, in a little-interest school board election in Milwaukee, everybody was surprised when a barely-known poet and creative writing teacher won by beating a lawyer who had the support of the establishment.


MPS board details "worst case scenario" of governor's budget

Published March 4, 2011

Last night on Vliet Street, Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent Gregory Thornton and the Board of School Directors sketched out what Thornton called a "worst case scenario" for next year's school budget. On top of the already-projected loss of $13 million in state funding -- and tens of millions of dollars in federal funds -- for fiscal year 2012 the governor's proposed budget would, according to the scenario presented on Thursday, slash another $74 million from Milwaukee's public school system.


Senate discusses erasing parental control of alcohol

Published Aug. 21, 2009

The practice of parents allowing their children to tip back a few in their presence could be finished as the state legislative assault on drinking continues in the form of Senate Bill 30. The bill would ban parents from letting their kids drink until they are 18. There currently is no such prohibition.


Before the fall, snow removal debate intensifies

Published Sept. 24, 2008

If city officials expect bus stops and pedestrian ramps to be cleared within 24 hours of a snowfall, the Department of Public Works recommends hiring more private contractors to handle the job.

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