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See the smiles on MPS kids' faces when they get new eyeglasses

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.

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MPS announces community meetings for next facilities master plan

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.

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Webster returns to its former status as a traditional middle school

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.

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Though it's only Aug. 14, it's back to school for some

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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Alderman Bob Donovan Calls Mayor To Task

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 ...

Back to School

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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...

Texting: Blessing or curse

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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