Posts Tagged: Milwaukee

Educators Amplified!

Milwaukee wins major Victory over Edreform.

In the state budget passed this year in Wisconsin was a provision that essentially legalized the theft of public schools from their local communities.  The Kooyenga-Darling heist proposal stated that, select MPS schools with failing grades would become independent charter schools that do not employ unionized teachers or answer to the Milwaukee School Board. Instead,… Read more »

33 year old Charter Czar in Wisconsin to be paid $93,000.00 from public funds to PRIVATIZE schools.

This morning in MADISON.COM the headline was Gary Bennett, new ‘charter czar,’ pledges collaboration with district, downplays competition. Gary Bennett wants to assure you he’s not out to destroy the Madison School District. The former legislative staffer leads the new Office of Educational Opportunity at the University of Wisconsin System. That makes him the unofficial… Read more »

Silly White Suburbanites, School Closings ARE for YOU TOO!

MADISON, Wis. – A sweeping proposal giving control of the lowest-performing schools in Milwaukee to a commissioner who could fire all the teachers and administrators might also apply to other large, racially diverse school districts in Wisconsin, including Madison. The Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee, around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, approved the overhaul plan for Milwaukee. The… Read more »