Archive for July, 2010

Gettin’ schooled by award-winning teacher Rafe Esquith

Gettin’ schooled by award-winning teacher Rafe Esquith

Although The New York Times once called Los Angeles public school teacher Rafe Esquith “a genius and a saint” and Oprah bought him a van to transport his kids and Queen Elizabeth II gave him an honorary MBE, when he comes to Milwaukee this week, it will be as an author. Esquith is the author [...]

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It’s official: MPS bans bullies

It’s official: MPS bans bullies

Milwaukee Public Schools now has an “official” policy banning bullying at MPS schools. And we thought fighting was already a suspension-earning offense, but bullying apparently stops short of that. According to the new policy, “Bullying is defined as deliberate or intentional behavior using words or actions, intended to cause fear, humiliation, intimidation, harm, or social [...]

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