Sorry that this is so late…I meant to post it yesterday but mislaid it:
Get the Best Research on Vouchers
Efforts to shift public dollars from public schools to private voucher schools has momentum in our state and will likely have significant ramifications for professional educators.
Please join UWM’s Urban Studies Programs for the 7th [...]
No doubt public education will be a topic of discussion for the upcoming elections in 2014 and 2016, and most likely those discussions will include mention of how crucial education infrastructure is for a healthy economy, which is true. At the same time, what so often gets marginalized in the miring of education and [...]
An award winning 6th grade teacher at Nature Hill Intermediate in Oconomowac, Michael Krill, was suspended after accidentally sending an audio excerpt of his personal journal to his grade school class.
Now I am a man who has an unhealthy distrust of our local state media, but even I was shocked at how the [...]
One of the non-budget items that has been included in the 2014-2015 Wisconsin state budget, would allow the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee to charter an independent school in Wauwatosa as part of UWM’s innovation park. Actually the provision is even broader than that but Wauwatosa is the first community that UWM has targeted.
another message from the email inbox from the Wisconsin Education Association Council:
Future of Public Education in the Balance
Governor Walker’s budget proposal represents yet another radical break from Wisconsin tradition that will dramatically affect educators and students for years to come. Final decisions on the two-year budget are likely to be made within the [...]
[This is the press release referred to in Parents Respond to Walker's Education Policy post]
For Immediate Release, January 14, 2013 Contact: Jasmine Alinder, (414) 378-7262 or Angela McManaman, (414) 793-4815
Wisconsin parents call for re-investment in K-12 public education:‘Repair the damage’
It’s a new year, and new, improved education funding possibilities await Wisconsin schoolchildren. [...]
[This is from my email inbox. And for full disclosure it was emailed to me by WEAC]
Important Message from Concerned Parents
Dear Friends of Public Education:
Tonight is an important night for Wisconsin K-12 public education. Scott Walker will present his State of the State address at 7pm, and is expected to go on [...]
According to the Associated Press:
Gov. Scott Walker says he’s considering several options to keep tuitions affordable in the University of Wisconsin System.
First, no matter what the governor thinks, it costs a serious amount of money to run a world class university. One that he likes to tout for it’s job creation and [...]
During a talk to the community of St. Anthony’s School on Milwaukee’s south side, Governor Walker said he was interested in expanding Wisconsin’s school voucher program beyond the Milwaukee and Racine areas. The governor of course was preaching to the choir since St. Anthony’s is the largest voucher school participant in the Milwaukee area with [...]
From my friends at Thirdcoast Digest and their weekly winners and losers column. I imagine you can guess in which category I found this item:
Gov. Scott Walker
In the aftermath of “Goldengate” or “The Toucheception” or whatever its being called now, Gov. Scott Walker tweeted this, about the unionized, striking referees: “After catching a [...]