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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Mayor Barrett defends its role

Now that the mayor, governor and outgoing and incoming state superintendents of public instruction have announced the members of the Milwaukee Public Schools Innovation and Improvement Advisory Council, is it likely that the council will make a difference in the future of MPS?
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008

PROJECT CENSORED Releases Its Latest Report

Each year, Sonoma State University’s Project Censored combs through the alternative press and Web sites to find the most important news stories that the mainstream media ignored. This year, while traditional media focused on Sen. John McCain’s perceived maverickness, Gov. Sarah Palin’s designer eyewear, Sen. Barack Obama’s preacher, Sen. Hillary Clinton’s pantsuits, Miley Cyrus’ photo shoot and Heath Ledger’s overdose death, independent journalists were uncovering stories that matter.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Large, urban schools are more likely to be cited

Does the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law unfairly grade urban schools while giving smaller schools a pass? The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) district has been a “district identified for improvement” for two years running, based on MPS students’ scores on the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam...

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