Results tagged with 'public schools'
Published March 17, 2017
Just days after Meralis Hood took over as executive director, at City Year Milwaukee, the AmeriCorps group of young people that works to help kids in Milwaukee Public Schools succeed, ManpowerGroup has announced it is giving the group $200,000 over the next four years.
Published Jan. 26, 2017
Can the success of "Hidden Figures" inspire MPS students to explore subjects in science, technology, engineering and math? The district and a number of partners hopes so.
Published Nov. 28, 2016
The MPS Foundation gets a public reboot today when the foundation - which since 1998 has raised funds, beyond taxes, from the community in support of Milwaukee Public Schools - hosts its annual meeting at the Riverside Theater Downtown from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Published Nov. 9, 2016
On Monday, I posted about the 67 school referenda on the ballot across the state in Tuesday's election and this morning I wanted to follow-up with some results.
Published Nov. 7, 2016
According to the Wisconsin Association of School Boards, of 67 school referendums up for a vote on Tuesday, 25 find districts asking taxpayers to approve exceeding state-imposed revenue limits. Fourteen seek the right to temporarily exceed those limits and another 11 hope voters agree to exceed them permanently.
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One of the provisions of Governor Walker's Budget Bill is a ban on teacher residency requirements by Wisconsin School Boards. Milwaukee is the only school district in the state to have such a requirement, which is embedded in the 4-year contract between MPS and MTEA....
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