Another day, another story of a taxpayer-funded voucher school closing its doors in the middle of a school year. A private Milwaukee high school run by a voucher-school operator that’s come under scrutiny this year has been barred from receiving more taxpayer money, state documents show.
And now Travis Technology High School on Milwaukee’s north […]
Another day, another story of a voucher school’s financial practices and academic performance being called into question.
The operator of one of Milwaukee’s longest-running private voucher schools says her organization strives to give disadvantaged children the best shot they can get in life, even when they’ve been left behind by other schools.
But new documents […]
At the behest of the federal Department of Justice who are investigating possible discrimination against students with disabilities, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction requested voluntary information from Wisconsin’s voucher schools. This has voucher proponents and GOP legislators…well…seeing red!
…the DPI’s request that was sent to schools last week — prompted by complaints submitted to […]
Sorry that this is so late…I meant to post it yesterday but mislaid it:
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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.
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Is Wisconsin Ready for the Corporate Reformers of Education?
“I just don’t understand vouchers, choice, and charter schools,” the man told me. “Could you explain?”
Public education is undergoing a radical change. What was predominately a local school governed by a locally elected school board is poised to become a plethora of choices: private religious […]
Remember now….voucher schools are the answer to all that ails our state’s education system!
A Milwaukee County judge has ordered the operator of a defunct private voucher school to repay about $300,000 in taxpayer money, after the state sued him for falsifying documents and forging his college diploma to get into the Milwaukee Parental Choice […]
But clearly voucher schools are the answer to all that ails our state’s education system! Three private schools in Milwaukee continued to receive taxpayer money through the voucher program after losing their accreditation, under a loophole in state law that requires such schools to obtain that official approval but not maintain it.
Reports and records […]
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 […]