Public Policy Forum http://wuwm.com en Food for Thought: Ways Milwaukee Might Fund Its Cultural Amenities http://wuwm.com/post/food-thought-ways-milwaukee-might-fund-its-cultural-amenities <p></p><p>Some Milwaukee County arts and entertainment properties need a major influx of cash. The <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuwm/files/ShowMustGoOn-Report.pdf" target="_blank">Public Policy Forum</a> shares strategies other communities have adopted.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Mitch Teich & Marge Pitrof 26820 at http://wuwm.com Food for Thought: Ways Milwaukee Might Fund Its Cultural Amenities Afterschool Programs in Milwaukee County Get Low Grades http://wuwm.com/post/afterschool-programs-milwaukee-county-get-low-grades <p></p><p>A review of the state's "YoungStar" rating system finds most afterschool programs in Milwaukee County are failing to make the grade. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:48:41 +0000 Bob Bach 25612 at http://wuwm.com Afterschool Programs in Milwaukee County Get Low Grades Report: Milwaukee Cultural Institutions Need $310 Million for Improvements http://wuwm.com/post/report-milwaukee-cultural-institutions-need-310-million-improvements <p>Metro Milwaukee's parks, recreational and cultural institutions need a combined $310 million for repairs or upgrades, according to the&nbsp;<a href="http://publicpolicyforum.org/sites/default/files/ArtsCultureExecutiveSummary.pdf" target="_blank">Public Policy Forum.</a></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:29:21 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl, Mitch Teich & Eleanor Peterson 20021 at http://wuwm.com Report: Milwaukee Cultural Institutions Need $310 Million for Improvements Report: Mixed Progress in Closing Education Gaps http://wuwm.com/post/report-mixed-progress-closing-education-gaps <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Progress at closing the achievement gaps in southeastern Wisconsin school districts is largely stagnant, according to <a href="http://publicpolicyforum.org/sites/default/files/2013SchoolingReport-FullReport.pdf" target="_blank">new data from the Milwaukee-based Public Policy Forum</a>.</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:58:04 +0000 Mitch Teich 17274 at http://wuwm.com Transforming Water Challenges into Resources http://wuwm.com/post/transforming-water-challenges-resources <p>This week <a href="http://publicpolicyforum.org/" target="_blank">Milwaukee’s Public Policy Forum</a> is playing&nbsp; host to <a href="http://www.graonline.org/" target="_blank">government researchers</a> from across the country. Water resource management was one of the topics they tackled.<br> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 9526 at http://wuwm.com Transforming Water Challenges into Resources