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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Terry Falk will face Susan Schmidt on April 5

The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) will lose an estimated $200 million in funding for the next school year at the same time Gov. Scott Walker is proposing changes that will weaken the system. Walker plans to open up the voucher program to all students in the city, regardless of their parents' income, as well as...
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

Wall Street hedge fund managers find a toehold in Wisconsin

National pro-privatization organizations led by former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel education reporter Joe Williams and backed by Wall Street hedge fund managers are emerging...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009
Why would Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, running for governor, continue an apparently losing fight on a controversial local issue that doesn’t gain him any votes statewide and tears apart his political base at home? Barrett’s attempt to seize control of Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) from the elected school board failed to muster enough support in the Legislature last week...