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Published April 23, 2018
More than 189 artistic groups with more than 8,000 students representing 125 Milwaukee Public Schools, as well as alumni and partner groups, will perform Wednesday-Friday, May 8-11, at Summerfest's Henry Maier Festival Park as part of the first-ever All-City Arts Festival.
Published April 7, 2018
Although many leaders of Milwaukee Public Schools' partner organizations were surprised by MPS Superintendent Darienne Driver's announcement that she will leave Milwaukee in July, Mary Lou Young was not, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published April 3, 2018
In 2016, Auer Avenue School students wrote an article for the school newsletter expressing their desire for healthier meals, the first step in an effort that evolved into the school's "Hot Healthy Breakfast Program," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published April 3, 2018
Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver will leave Milwaukee Public Schools this summer to take a position as president and CEO of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, according to a report from Crain's Detroit Business.
Published March 17, 2018
More than 200 young men from seven Milwaukee Public Schools attended a special viewing of "Black Panther," followed by a reflection session at the Marcus North Shore Cinema, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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