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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Choice between public and private schools on April 2

 On April 2, in one of only two statewide races on the ballot, Wisconsin voters will have a rare chance to weigh in on the state’s support for public and private schools
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Walker wants to expand a low-performing, unaccountable program

 It was no surprise that Gov. Scott Walker yet again expanded the state’s voucher school program, under the guise of providing more choice for families. Walker proposes to implement vouchers in nine additional districts, as well
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013
Republican Gov. Scott Walker no longer even pretends to support public education. His budget is now an open assault on public schools, which educate most Wisconsin children
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012

What you needed to know but didn’t find in the corporate-owned media

 If you only rely on mainstream, corporate-owned media for your news, you’re missing out on a wealth of information that’s vital to understanding our world and creating a healthy society. According to the researchers
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

So what are they trying to hide?

 In the accelerating privatization of public schools, taxpayer-funded charter schools seem to have a better reputation than voucher schools because they are linked to a public entity—typically the city, a school board
10.31.2012 | | Posted at 06:06 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Supporters of U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin gathered at her Milwaukee campaign headquarters to have a chat about the record of her Republican rival, Tommy Thompson. The panelists—state Rep. Sandy Pasch, state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa and MPS board member Megan Hollman—and the dozen or so women in attendance had a good chuckle about Tommy’s new campaign ad featuring his wife, Sue Ann, wh...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

A study is under way to explore the zoo’s long-term stability

Is Milwaukee County quietly attempting to privatize the zoo? That’s the concern of those who are asking pointed questions about a report being drafted by a consultant who specializes in transitioning public zoos to private, nonprofit entities. In the 2010 budget, the county board approved spending $20,000 for a study of the zoo’s operations, which was to include...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008

McCain supports Bush’s privatization scheme

The most puzzling aspect of John McCain’s political persona is his habitual attraction to George W. Bush’s bad ideas. Their shared enthusiasm for invading Iraq and then escalating the war is why “McSame” will soon become the new shorthand for the Arizona Republican, replacing “maverick”—but that isn’t the only reason.

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