Results tagged with 'Schools'
Published July 16, 2018
On Thursday, Milwaukee Public Schools' Casimir Pulaski High School, 2500 W. Oklahoma Ave., will officially receive its authorization as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme school, joining 27 other schools in the state with that distinction.
Published June 14, 2018
So far this year, MPS students have earned upwards of $86 million in college scholarships and that number will continue to rise as colleges continue to report the numbers. That's more than $24 million than last year.
Published June 3, 2018
In Milwaukee, where the majority of Asian-Americans are Hmong, Chingcha Vang's elective "Southeast Asian History" class and Hmong Experience Project at HAPA is worth more than a grade, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published June 2, 2018
More than 1,000 students took to the dance floor at the BMO Harris Bradley Center for the spring Mad Hot Ballroom dance competition, showing off their best moves in salsa, tango and swing styles, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published May 21, 2018
After outgoing superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver was unexpectedly released early from her contract by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors at its meeting on Thursday night, interim superintendent Dr. Keith Posley's first day is now today.
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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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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