Why Did MPS Leaders Protest More Federal Money?

Special Guest Perspective by Sen. Dale Kooyenga – When a new idea is proposed, whether that be an innovative new scholarship program from Secretary DeVos or the New Opportunity for Milwaukee proposed by Sen. Darling and me several years ago, we see a small percentage of people employed within those calcified systems making a lot of noise to resist change.  Read More Why Did MPS Leaders Protest More Federal Money?

MacIver News Minute: More Failing Grades At MPS

By most definitions, 16% is a failing grade. But in public education that’s effectively passing. Just 16.2% of test takers in Milwaukee Public Schools showed proficiency in math, and scores in other subjects aren’t much better. While students have made slow gains, the racial achievement gap has widened. Yet, somehow MPS has once again managed to avoid the dreaded “failing” label.  Read More MacIver News Minute: More Failing Grades At MPS