Marquette Wire

New Catholic high school considered for Milwaukee

Andrea Anderson

April 26, 2012

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The city of Milwaukee is exploring the possibility adding a Catholic high school geared towards low-income students, and led by the Cristo Rey Network, a national organization that oversees 24 private Catholic high schools with...

MPS ends pension program

Joe Kaiser

April 19, 2012

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Milwaukee Public Schools plans to end a 30-year-old supplemental pension program for teachers by freezing current teachers' payments to the fund and denying new teacher participation. The decision will be enforced on July...

Teach for America succeeds in Milwaukee

Caroline Campbell

March 8, 2011

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Twenty-one years ago, Wendy Kopp founded Teach for America, an organization that places graduate students in high-need classrooms across the country. What started with 500 corps members in six cities has now expanded to more than 8,000 active ...

State of the Union Highlights

Tony DiZinno

January 28, 2010

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[Click here for coverage of Gov. Jim Doyle's State of the State address Tuesday] President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union address Wednesday night, outlining the challenges facing the country one year aft...

Obama speaks to Madison school about education reform

Kaellen Hessel

November 5, 2009

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President Barack Obama announced his new Race to the Top initiative to reform America’s education system during a speech at a middle school in Madison yesterday. Obama spoke at James C. Wright Middle School in front of 500 s...