MPS http://wuwm.com en Task Force to Begin Tackling Wisconsin's Racial Achievement Gap http://wuwm.com/post/task-force-begin-tackling-wisconsins-racial-achievement-gap <p></p><p>On Wednesday, a committee of educators will meet in Madison to begin looking for ways to close achievement gaps.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 28728 at http://wuwm.com Task Force to Begin Tackling Wisconsin's Racial Achievement Gap Wisconsin Schools: Test Scores Up, Racial Gaps Persist, Voucher Schools Gain http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-schools-test-scores-racial-gaps-persist-voucher-schools-gain <p>According to test scores released by the <a href="http://dpi.wi.gov/files/eis/pdf/dpinr2014_47.pdf" target="_blank">Department of Public Instruction</a>, Wisconsin students overall have improved in math and reading. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:37:49 +0000 Bob Bach & Marge Pitrof 28679 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Schools: Test Scores Up, Racial Gaps Persist, Voucher Schools Gain New MPS Teacher Getting into the “Rhythm” of Teaching Second Grade http://wuwm.com/post/new-mps-teacher-getting-rhythm-teaching-second-grade <p>With the MPS school year about two-thirds over, we’re checking in again with new La Escuela Fratney teacher Dan Graves. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:26:19 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 25971 at http://wuwm.com New MPS Teacher Getting into the “Rhythm” of Teaching Second Grade MPS Superintendent Thornton Leaving for Job in Baltimore http://wuwm.com/post/mps-superintendent-thornton-leaving-job-baltimore <p>Gregory Thornton, who’s served as superintendent of the state’s largest school district since 2010, is stepping down from his post. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:36:55 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl & Bob Bach 24956 at http://wuwm.com MPS Superintendent Thornton Leaving for Job in Baltimore Dover Street School Future: Teacher Housing or Sold to Choice School? http://wuwm.com/post/dover-street-school-future-teacher-housing-or-sold-choice-school <p></p><p>The Milwaukee Public Schools district is deciding what to do with another vacant building. MPS no longer uses Dover School in Bay View. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 LaToya Dennis 18336 at http://wuwm.com Dover Street School Future: Teacher Housing or Sold to Choice School?