We talk with two people honored for their contribution to arts education today. John Waite is the director of instrumental music at Hamilton High School in Sussex and the winner of the Civic Music Association of Milwaukee’s 2014 Music Teacher of the Year Award.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews education analysts Paul Hill and Michael Casserly.
The time of transition continues in Milwaukee Public Schools. The state’s largest school district is looking for a new superintendent after the announcement earlier this year that Gregory Thornton is leaving to run the public school system in Baltimore.
Though Wisconsin adopted the Common Core Standards three years ago, recent debate has reignited the discussion over how to measure academic standards, school accountability, charter schools, and even real estate.