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MPS' Garland School makes the most of its expanded South Side home

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.

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Program fosters friendship, empathy among diverse students

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.

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Ruling the runway, making the grade

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.

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 Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...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