Archive for June, 2011

Talk of K3 fees seems dead for now

I can’t honestly say I didn’t see it coming. In fact, when we learned at our school that MPS would trim funding for K3 by about a third for the upcoming year, some parents – including me – even discussed whether or not it was possible to ask families who could afford to pay for […]

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Neeskara reminds me of my grade school

I can’t tell you when P.S. 199 in Brooklyn was built, but when I look at Milwaukee schools like Neeksara and Fernwood – both built in the 1920s – I’m reminded of the stately, boxy, brick school that I went to daily for seven years, from kindergarten through sixth grade, and I’d be willing to […]

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Wisconsin teachers among 50 STEM Institute fellows

Sarah Ludwig from Fond du Lac’s Woodworth Middle School is among 50 teachers from across the country – one of just two from Wisconsin – that have been selected to attend the 2011 Siemens STEM Institute. The institute is a week-long, all-expenses-paid professional development event held July 31-Aug. 5, at the global headquarters of Discovery […]

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