Results tagged with 'schools'
Published Dec. 10, 2019
It's true that the long, low, single-story Hamlin Garland School on Milwaukee's far South Side isn't the style of building that typically grabs my attention. Call it a Midcentury Modern ranch house of a school building. But I try to never turn down an invitation to visit a public school, and stopping in at Garland recently reminded me why.
Published Dec. 8, 2019
Last year, through a program called Repairing Together, Indian Community School classmates learned about the lives of Jewish, Latinx and African American students, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Nov. 7, 2019
Begun in the Albuquerque, New Mexico school district by teachers responding to a need for family support that they saw, homework dinners are taking hold here, too, thanks to a partnership between Journey House, MPS' Longfellow School and Water Street Brewery.
Published Aug. 11, 2019
The choice was easy: Take a traditional final exam or walk the runway. And students in the cosmetology program at MATC were more than glad to earn their grades, one strut at a time, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published July 16, 2019
Students from Bay View High School's culinary arts program have created a unique ice cream flavor and will be on hand at Purple Door Ice Cream on Wednesday, July 17 as it is added to the flavor lineup at the Walker's Point ice creamery.
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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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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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