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Schools begin decorating Holiday Lights trees in Cathedral Square Park today

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."

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MPS & City of Milwaukee announce early childhood initiative

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.

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Committee considers sale of Wheatley School for apartments

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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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