Results tagged with 'schools'
Published Nov. 9, 2017
Once again, Wisconsin Vision, Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association, Milwaukee Public Schools, and Prevent Blindness Wisconsin have teamed up to bring free eye exams and glasses to students at two schools via the Clear Days Ahead program.
Published Nov. 3, 2017
Time flies when you're having fun. It seems like just yesterday that Milwaukee Public Schools did its last long-range facilities master plan, but that was 2011. Today, MPS announced a series of community meetings to kick off the next long-range facilities master plan.
Published Sept. 5, 2017
Today is the day that Milwaukee Public Schools' elementary schools on the traditional calendar return to class. Here are some moments from this morning captured in images and video.
Published Sept. 5, 2017
After considering closing Daniel Webster Secondary School altogether, just a couple weeks after starting its first school year, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors voted last Thursday to "reconfigure" the program as a traditional middle school.
Published Aug. 14, 2017
Sure, it's only Aug. 14, but with a new early start date for high schools, middle schools and some elementaries, too, many Milwaukee Public Schools students are sitting in their classrooms for the first day of school, too.
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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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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