Results tagged with 'Schools'
Published Nov. 7, 2018
The 20th annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights festival kicks off on Nov. 15 and brightens Downtown for the duration of the holiday season. Today, the first groups of students from area schools visit Cathedral Square Park to decorate trees as part of the square's transformation into "Community Spirit Park."
Published Nov. 2, 2018
After years of neglect, the former McKinley School, 2001 W. Vliet St., is finally getting some good attention. A Gorman & Co. plan to convert the building to apartments and add a row of townhouses is moving ahead.
Published Nov. 1, 2018
Milwaukee Public Schools, in collaboration with the City of Milwaukee, in conjunction with the Milwaukee Promise Zones, announced a new early childhood education initiative Thursday morning at Gwen T. Jackson School, 2121 W. Hadley St.
Published Oct. 29, 2018
Last week, Gorman & Co. celebrated the official grand opening of the new apartments built into the former Fifth Street School, 2770 N. 5th St., designed by Herman P. Schnetzky and built in 1888.
Published Oct. 25, 2018
Royal Capital Group's plan to purchase the former Phyllis Wheatley (aka 20th Street) School, 2442 N. 20th St., and convert it into apartments is on the agenda to be discussed by the City's Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee at its Oct. 30 meeting at City Hall.
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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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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