Results tagged with 'Op-ed'
Published Aug. 10, 2018
We must take pride in ourselves. We must take inventory of what we do and how we can intensify our efforts to turn the tide in our community. Too many times we have relied upon others to come to our rescue. Too often we have relinquished control of our destiny. These times must be no more.
Published Feb. 26, 2018
When news broke that Milwaukee had reached an agreement to sell water to Waukesha, one could almost hear a gasp of surprise heard across the region. How is it possible that leaders were able to reach across the "divide"? The answer is surprising because it is so simple: change.
Published Nov. 5, 2017
Being a leader means doing the right thing, even when it's hard. Perhaps nowhere is that more true than when it comes to public budgeting.
Published Nov. 20, 2016
Dire situations require bold thinking and innovation, so we proposed three reforms that could have an immediate, meaningful impact on Milwaukee's schools across sectors. There are many other ideas that could be considered, but what cannot be considered is doing nothing.
Published May 30, 2016
Education policy can arouse passions, and there is nothing wrong with feeling strongly about an issue. But emotion is not a substitute for facts and reason, and passion is no excuse for stridency and error.
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