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Bradley Tech gets MPS' second high-tech fabrication lab today

Published April 25, 2017

Less than a week after Washington High School for Information Technology opened its new "Fab Lab," thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), another MPS high school is launching one.

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New $25K tech lab teaches MPS students to turn ideas into reality

Published April 19, 2017

This morning, MPS will unveil its new "Fab Lab," a digital fabrication facility, at Washington High School of Information Technology, 2525 N. Sherman Blvd. The lab was funded with a $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.

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Can you help find Auer Avenue School's oldest alumnus?

Published April 17, 2017

As Auer Avenue Community School prepares to celebrate its 105th anniversary next month, the community is trying to find the oldest living alumnus of the school, which opened in 1903 and is located at 2319 W. Auer Ave.

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Manpower donates $200k toward City Year's work in MPS

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.

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Critics fear MPS uniform policy will fail to achieve its goals

Published March 8, 2017

Critics of a new MPS policy requiring uniforms say it will not accomplish its goals to contribute to a positive school environment by minimizing bullying and lowering costs for low-income families, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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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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