The Wehr Nature Center has created “Fireside Fridays” for July and August to give guests family friendly educational nature hikes ending with a campfire treat. The programs include “firefly fun” on July 12, “twilight travelers” on July 26, and “moons and meteors” on August 9.“Firefly fun” is an in-depth lesson on the tropical/warm climate insect, also known as the lightning bug...
Are taxpayers really getting their bang for their buck when it comes to funding school vouchers? The short answer from the Forward Institute is no. The new, progressive public policy research organization released its comprehensive report today on Wisconsin’s education funding and poverty and it’s well worth a close read. A portion of the report examines taxpayer funding for voucher scho...
Wealthy supporters of school vouchers lavished an
eye-popping $10 million on Wisconsin campaigns in the past 10 years, spending
half of that amount in 2011 and 2012 alone, according to a new analysis by the
In post-Katrina New Orleans, the battle to
educate children has been anything but easy. Author Sarah Carr’s new book, Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City,
and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children, follows
1980 drama Educating Rita is a
sharply clever look at two ends of the same culture in England. It reflects
across the Atlantic with a perspective that is every bit as sharp here as over
Last week, I co-presented at Thrive: The
Integrative Conference for Women’s Health
with a doctor from Froedtert’s Women’s Incontinence and
Sexual Health (WISH) Clinic.
Our goal: to talk to health care providers