voucher schools Milwaukee Voucher Program Turns 25: MPS School on the Rise By Erin Toner • Nov 21, 2014 Erin Toner Listen Listening... / 5:57 Thousands of students and hundreds of millions of public dollars that might have gone to Milwaukee Public Schools instead went to private schools in the last quarter century. Still, several MPS schools are showing improvement. Milwaukee Voucher Program Turns 25: What It Has Taught By Marge Pitrof & Alan Borsuk • Nov 21, 2014 Listen Listening... / 8:03 The city's education scene is much more diverse than in 1990, when school choice started here, but overall student achievement has barely budged. Milwaukee Voucher Program Turns 25: Impact on MPS By Erin Toner • Nov 20, 2014 Erin Toner Listen Listening... / 6:08 It’s been 25 years since the Wisconsin Legislature approved a voucher program for the city of Milwaukee. How has it impacted the public school district? Milwaukee Voucher Program Turns 25: The Biggest Player By Alan Borsuk • Nov 19, 2014 Marge Pitrof Listen Listening... / 7:00 Nearly all 2,000 students enrolled St. Anthony School on Milwaukee's south side are attending the Catholic K-12 school on a state voucher. Milwaukee Voucher Program Turns 25: Student Performance By Alan Borsuk • Nov 18, 2014 Marge Pitrof Listen Listening... / 7:13 Program advocates insisted competition would raise student achievement citywide. Generally, test scores of Milwaukee voucher and public school students remain low. Milwaukee Voucher Program Turns 25: The History By Marge Pitrof • Nov 17, 2014 Marge Pitrof Listen Listening... / 7:22 The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program is America's longest-running private school voucher program, and it has changed the city's education landscape. St. Marcus Voucher School Attempts to Purchase Empty MPS Building, Again By Marti Mikkelson • Jun 3, 2014 Jeramey Jannene, Flickr Listen Listening... / 2:57 MPS is deciding whether to sell the unused Lee Elementary School building to St. Marcus Lutheran voucher school. Bill Would Require More Accountability For Voucher Schools By Marti Mikkelson • Sep 12, 2013 bcdixit.jpg Listen Listening... / 2:16 Wisconsin has never required voucher schools to account for their operations as public schools must. Things would change under a bill up for a hearing Thursday at the State Capitol.