Milwaukee Public Schools http://wuwm.com en Items on Milwaukee Teachers Union Wish List for 2014 MPS Budget http://wuwm.com/post/items-milwaukee-teachers-union-wish-list-2014-mps-budget <p></p><p>The union is pleased the proposed budget for Milwaukee Public Schools adds art, music and physical education teachers but says students deserve more. Thu, 15 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 LaToya Dennis 31449 at http://wuwm.com Items on Milwaukee Teachers Union Wish List for 2014 MPS Budget Two Milwaukee Educators Win Award for Promoting and Teaching Music http://wuwm.com/post/two-milwaukee-educators-win-award-promoting-and-teaching-music <p></p><p></p><p>We talk with two people honored for their contribution to arts education today.&nbsp; John Waite is the director of instrumental music at <a href="http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/hamilton/" target="_blank">Hamilton High School</a> in Sussex and the winner of the Civic Music Association of Milwaukee’s 2014 Music Teacher of the Year Award.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 16:49:56 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Bonnie North 31059 at http://wuwm.com What Do Milwaukee Public Schools Need in a New Superintendent? http://wuwm.com/post/what-do-milwaukee-public-schools-need-new-superintendent <p>The time of transition continues in Milwaukee Public Schools.&nbsp; The state’s largest school district is looking for a new superintendent after the announcement earlier this year that <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/analyst-frustration-may-have-led-superintendent-gregory-thornton-leave-mps" target="_blank">Gregory Thornton is leaving</a> to run the public school system in Baltimore. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:46:00 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 28378 at http://wuwm.com What Do Milwaukee Public Schools Need in a New Superintendent? Committee OKs MPS Plan to Turn Malcolm X School Building into Mixed Use Property http://wuwm.com/post/committee-oks-mps-plan-turn-malcolm-x-school-building-mixed-use-property <p></p><p>MPS has moved a step closer to selling its vacant Malcolm X school building to a developer. A Common Council committee gave the nod Wednesday.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Marge Pitrof 18423 at http://wuwm.com Committee OKs MPS Plan to Turn Malcolm X School Building into Mixed Use Property State may Force MPS to Sell Vacant School Buildings to Other Educators http://wuwm.com/post/state-may-force-mps-sell-vacant-school-buildings-other-educators <p></p><p>The state may pressure Milwaukee Public Schools to sell vacant buildings to other educational entities. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:43:27 +0000 LaToya Dennis 15137 at http://wuwm.com State may Force MPS to Sell Vacant School Buildings to Other Educators MPS and Teachers Collaborate on Handbook to Replace Contract http://wuwm.com/post/mps-and-teachers-collaborate-handbook-replace-contract <p>Milwaukee Public Schools and the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association released a joint statement Friday, announcing passage of a handbook for MPS employees. Fri, 31 May 2013 17:31:46 +0000 Marge Pitrof 4667 at http://wuwm.com MPS and Teachers Collaborate on Handbook to Replace Contract What Else Could Milwaukee Do With Its Vacant School Buildings? http://wuwm.com/post/what-else-could-milwaukee-do-its-vacant-school-buildings <p>Sherman Park Senior Living Community celebrated its grand opening this week. Thu, 30 May 2013 20:19:34 +0000 Michelle Maternowski 4571 at http://wuwm.com What Else Could Milwaukee Do With Its Vacant School Buildings? Making Student-to-Student Connections Could Reduce School Violence http://wuwm.com/post/making-student-student-connections-could-reduce-school-violence <p><strong>How can restorative justice practices used by countries after periods of disruption help reduce bad behavior in our schools?</strong> Wed, 15 May 2013 00:16:29 +0000 Mitch Teich & Stephanie Lecci 3269 at http://wuwm.com Making Student-to-Student Connections Could Reduce School Violence Author Finds "Stain of Segregation" in Milwaukee's Schools Both Past and Present http://wuwm.com/post/author-finds-stain-segregation-milwaukees-schools-both-past-and-present-0 <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; padding: 11px 0px 0px; font-family: Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p><p>Some public school advocates are sounding alarms over several issues in Governor Walker's proposed biennial budget. They point to essentially unchanged state aid and a call for expanding the state's voucher program as new challenges to Wisconsin's public school systems. Some also say that the effort to reward higher-performing schools would come at the expensive of schools already facing a steep climb, in districts such as Milwaukee Public Schools.</p><p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:33:01 +0000 Mitch Teich 3125 at http://wuwm.com Author Finds "Stain of Segregation" in Milwaukee's Schools Both Past and Present