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Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Teaching children about mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes. It's the simplest fact. For many it's the first abstract lesson we learn. And it's one we seem to be learning in a different way every single day for the rest of our lives. The important thing isn’t whether
Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
 Jonathan Kozol is the author of Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America, a powerful work that follows a hardened group of impoverished inner-city children he has known...
Thursday, March 22, 2012

Culinary program at the Art Institute of Wisconsin

The Third Ward is getting a culinary school. This spring the Art Institute of Wisconsin (320 E. Buffalo St.) is adding a culinary program offering associate degrees in culinary arts and bachelor's degrees in culinary management...
Monday, Dec. 29, 2008
With all of the major educational issues facing Milwaukee Public Schools, you may have wondered why the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was running story after story, month after month, about one out-of-town trip by one African-American member of the Milwaukee School Board. It's true that when times are tough, voters resent perks such as travel by elected officials. The idea of public officials spending taxpayers' money...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008
Should taxpayers foot the bill for a public school system that doesn’t require its teachers to hold a license, can accept students from other states and boosts the revenue of an out-of-state corporation?
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
We talk so much about the value of education and the need to reduce dropouts that it may surprise some people that nearly half of all freshmen in the Milwaukee Public Schools have been ordered not to come to school.