Results tagged with 'milwaukee public schools'
Published Feb. 5, 2019
Milwaukee Public Schools is blessed with a number of really, really gorgeous old schoolhouses, but few can compete in the ornate category with Rufus King, which not only was built during the Great Depression, but really offered the ailing economy a giant middle finger with an almost insane attention to detail.
Published Jan. 6, 2019
When eighth-grade teacher Stanley Levells announced Sandra Parks' death, members of MPS crisis response team were there with him, and others were dispersed throughout the school as the news was shared with students, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Nov. 29, 2018
This year, Wisconsin Vision, in partnership with the Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association and Milwaukee Public Schools, provided free eyeglasses to about 200 students at Clarke Street School on the North Side and Zablocki Elementary on the South Side.
Published Sept. 20, 2018
In addition to the "green necklace" of Milwaukee County Parks draped so alluringly around the area, MPS owns 52 neighborhood playfields that add a dose of green space - and fun - to some Milwaukee neighborhoods. One of those is Enderis Playfield, a New Deal-era gem built by the WPA.
Published Aug. 6, 2018
Riverside University High School's history dates back to 1868. That history is traced by retired teacher Jim Gibson in a new book published to coincide with a 150th anniversary gala on Aug. 10.
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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...
MacIver News Service | July 18, 2013[Madison, Wisc...] Milwaukee Public Schools are expected to save more than half a billion dollars by fiscal year (FY) 2020 according to an in-depth report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The study, which was released Thursday, explains that Act 10 gave MPS ...
The Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA) has voted 52% to 48% n against offering to make contributions to teacher pensions that could have saved the jobs of about 200 teachers. The lay-offs are the result of a reduction of $80 million in ...
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