Education

On board the Freedom EXPRESSions Bus Tour

January 2nd, 2013 |

NOVA students take learning outside of the classroom and with the help of Arts @ Large, lead an artistic, historical tour of Milwaukee’s Civil Rights Movement.

Video Intern, ThirdCoast Digest

April 17th, 2012 |

ThirdCoast Digest is now accepting applications for an Video Internship for Fall 2012.

PODCAST: State of education in the Walker Era: Part Four

March 22nd, 2012 |

Christina Ratatori, founder of dance education group, ta.da (teaching. arts. dance. academics), talks about the benefits of arts in education.

PODCAST: State of education in the Walker Era: Part Three

March 15th, 2012 |

Mark talks with Jasmine Alinder, of “I Love My Public School” about her efforts to preserve public school funding.

PODCAST: State of education in the Walker Era: Part Two

March 8th, 2012 |

Fox Point-Bayside teacher and chief negotiator Mark Conforti speaks out on collective bargaining and the looming fear of a shift toward privatized education.

PODCAST: State of education in the Walker Era: Part One

March 1st, 2012 |

“Backstage with Mark Metcalf” begins a series of conversations on the state of education in Wisconsin. Tom Beebe sits down with Mark to kick things off.

MPS reacts to community violence in schools and streets

February 29th, 2012 |

Superintendent Gregory Thornton is voicing his concern over a grim statistic: four children dead in seven weeks. MPS holds a meeting in response to the violence.

NAACP Milwaukee Summit: Building urgency

January 9th, 2012 |

Milwaukee city, county and community leaders gather to define race-related problems and urge action.

A new chapter for the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association

January 4th, 2012 |

It’s a new era for public education unions in Wisconsin, and Bob Peterson and the MTEA are adjusting to life after collective bargaining.

Walker’s budget: How one local school district is surviving

September 19th, 2011 |

The West Allis/West Milwaukee school district is quietly moving forward in the face of state school funding cuts