Archive for October, 2010

City Year’s youthful talent serves students, teachers well

Things move quickly in Mr. Miller’s sixth grade math class at Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts. Perhaps the hanging motorcycle shrine right inside the door of his first-floor classroom is a harbinger to all who enter … this class is built for speed. Reviewing homework, Miller sounds almost like an auctioneer. Perhaps he knows […]

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Hayes students collaborate with Philly rockers

This November, while some kids in Milwaukee Public Schools will go about the business of learning as they always do, some kids at Hayes Bilingual School, 2431 S. 10th St., will be writing songs. The school is one of a handful across the U.S. that will work with Philadelphia-based rock band The Great Unknown on […]

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Canada suggests optimism and new ideas

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King students flex their freedom of the press

If you expect school papers to be full of fluff and sports, you clearly haven’t seen a copy of The King’s Page, created by students at MPS’ Rufus King International School, 1800 W. Olive St. Today I came across a copy of the latest issue of The King’s Page, a publication I hadn’t previously seen. […]

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MPS teacher spotlight: Emmanuel Godoy

Welcome to the latest installment of a new OnMilwaukee.com series highlighting talented public school teachers. Emmanuel Godoy teaches second grade at La Escuela Fratney, 3255 N. Fratney St. Fratney is a two-way bilingual program with a multicultural, anti-racist focus that’s located in Riverwest. OnMilwaukee.com recently caught up with Godoy — who goes by “Mr. Manny” […]

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Borsuk tapped for trio of education talks

St. John’s on the Lake, 1840 N. Prospect Ave., hosts a three-part series on education in October and November. Alan Borsuk — a senior fellow in law and public policy at Marquette University Law School and a veteran education reporter — will be keynote speaker for the first session of “What’s Happening in Our Public […]

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