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

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

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

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