Dave Steele

Dave Steele

Dave Steele is Director of School Partnerships for PAVE, a Milwaukee non-profit whose mission is to build excellent education options for families in Milwaukee. An urban planner by training, Dave works with school leaders and their boards of directors to set ambitious goals and to align resources to fulfill them. A bicyclist and advocate for urban living, Dave lives in Sherman Park with his wife and two sons.

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Recent Articles

Education: Don’t Just Blame the Parents
Education

Don’t Just Blame the Parents

Schools can have an impact on a child’s success, no matter how low the student’s family income.

Education: The Long Road to Reform
Education

The Long Road to Reform

It took Boston at least a decade to improve its public schools. Is there a lesson for Milwaukee?

Education: The Impact of Charter Schools
Education

The Impact of Charter Schools

The promise -- and problems -- of America’s most popular alternative to public schools can be seen in Milwaukee.

Education: The Impact of Voucher Schools
Education

The Impact of Voucher Schools

How school choice has -- and hasn’t -- worked. Second in a series on education in Milwaukee.

Education: The Experimental City
Education

The Experimental City

Milwaukee may offer more school choices than any city in America. First of a series by a new columnist.