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Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) may have closed its doors, but the Milwaukee institution recently opened a window to the world by relaunching as a virtual museum...
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014
 The Super Bowl may be the “holy grail” for Las Vegas sports gambling, but outside the United States, horse racing, soccer and, surprisingly, pro tennis dominate. Tennis provides bettors with 19,000 matches a year (compared to 1,200 NBA games, 2,400 Major League Baseball games
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

From kindergarten to post grad, education needs support

Although Wisconsin is a national leader in high-school graduation rates, college placement scores and commitment to public education, the state's educational system is now threatened by Gov. Scott Walker's historic cuts to schools at all levels...
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011

Test scores are the same after years of study

At the same time Gov. Scott Walker has expanded the voucher program beyond the city of Milwaukee's borders, yet another study of test scores has concluded that students in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) do not perform better than students who attend the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS)...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Group founded by conservative MPS board member Bruce Thompson gets caught

Remember Advocates for Student Achievement (ASA), the conservative-backed “reform” group that recruited and trained candidates for the 2009 MPS board elections? It took almost a year, but the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office charged Advocates for Student Achievement PAC and ASA-MKE Inc. with seven violations in a civil complaint made public...