One of the longstanding issues that advocates for both private and public schools agree on is the need for more and better role models for disadvantaged kids in Milwaukee. It’s an issue about which Lake Effect essayist Mark Siegrist has some optimism:
Civic discourse by nature is often contentious.
Passionate debate doesn’t necessarily inspire profound expression.
We are an opinionated society.
From talk radio.
To the political arena.
Or amid public discussion on the merits of building a new arena.