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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Board President Peter Blewett and Michael Mathias

MPS Board President Peter Blewett is the best choice for voters in District 6, and he’s the best choice to lead the board in the coming years. Blewett is a strong advocate for public education in Milwaukee and his fight to get adequate funding for MPS shows that he’s willing to dig in his heels and do what’s right for the district...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Voucher backers’ behind-the-scenes support in school board races

A new “reform” group was launched in late-2007 to recruit anti-union, pro-voucher candidates for the Milwaukee Public...
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009

School-Reform Push Poll Masquerading as Truth

If you’ve donated to the Advocates for Student Achievement (ASA), you should ask for your money back. The pro-voucher “reform” group commissioned a poll on voters’ attitudes before Milwaukee Public Schools board members face voters in April. But the poll, which ASA leaders are presenting as scientific, is anything...
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008

Plus Jerk and Blog of the Week

Finally! MPS Board President Peter Blewett stood up for public education and democracy in the pages of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel with his Dec. 28 op-ed titled "Cheap Advice from a Newspaper that Supports Failed Experiments." Blewett recounted the many floundering reforms the JS's editors have supported at taxpayers' expense-such as the Neighborhood Schools Initiative and the voucher program. Blewett also called out the...