The School Policing BlindspotJul 14th, 2020 by Terry Falk
Why a program of police meeting with students at MPS was a failure.
The Rationale for MPS ReferendumJan 14th, 2020 by Terry Falk
Despite scare stories, ballot initiative asks for annual funding increase of $87 million, not $640 million.
How Does Residency Change Affect Teachers?Jan 2nd, 2020 by Terry Falk
24% of MPS teachers now live outside city. Does that matter?
St. Paul a Model for MPS Funding Effort?Nov 18th, 2019 by Terry Falk
That city's successful school funding referendum was backed by local officials.
MPS Program Offers “Ambitious Instruction”Oct 29th, 2019 by Terry Falk
Will new approach mean more skills taught or more teaching to the test?
Some School Districts Could DisappearSep 16th, 2019 by Terry Falk
Shrinking population, open enrollment, other factors threaten state's smaller districts.
Can St. Francis Schools Survive?Aug 21st, 2019 by Terry Falk
Small southern suburb faces enrollment decline that will make that very difficult.
The Move Away From Standardized TestsJul 8th, 2019 by Terry Falk
Marquette and other colleges no longer require ACT or SAT. Why?
How Should MPS Use Rainy Day Fund?May 21st, 2019 by Terry Falk
Typically used for school emergencies. Union pushes to use it to hire more staff.
Who is Bob Peterson?Apr 8th, 2019 by Terry Falk
New Milwaukee school board member is acclaimed educator who doesn’t always agree with teachers union.