Milwaukee Public Schools Rate Amongst Worst U.S. Urban Districts When it Comes to Reading

Some Progress Made on Closing Achievement Gap By Christian D’Andrea MacIver Institute Education Policy Analyst The U.S. Department of Education released the urban results from the 2011 Nation’s Report Card Wednesday morning. In both reading and mathematics, Milwaukee continues…  Read More Milwaukee Public Schools Rate Amongst Worst U.S. Urban Districts When it Comes to Reading

Nation’s Report Card Highlights Achievement Gap Between Student Groups in Wisconsin Schools

by Christian D’Andrea MacIver Institute Education Policy Analyst Wisconsin’s scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests are in, and while the results paint an optimistic picture for the state at face value, a persistent achievement gap and…  Read More Nation’s Report Card Highlights Achievement Gap Between Student Groups in Wisconsin Schools

In One Day, WEAC Spends Nearly a Half Million Dollars to Support Democrats in Recalls

MacIver News Service | July 28, 2011 [Madison, Wisc…] WEAC, Wisconsin’s largest teachers’union, spent nearly a half million dollars in one day on behalf of Democratic candidates through their political aciton committee, the MacIver News Service has learned. According to…  Read More In One Day, WEAC Spends Nearly a Half Million Dollars to Support Democrats in Recalls