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My Children Are Not Gifted

Melissa Bollow Tempel | Posted 06.03.2014 | Education
Melissa Bollow Tempel

Sure, they are smart, but all children are smart. They are talented, but all children have talents. Nope, my children are not any more special than any other children in the city of Milwaukee. Only difference is my children are privileged and lucky. They have had opportunities that only privilege can buy.

Wisconsin Voucher Students Lag In Latest State Test

Journal Sentinel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

Students attending private voucher schools in Milwaukee and Racine scored lower than their public-school counterparts in Milwaukee Public Schools and ...

Majority Of Wisconsin's School Districts Getting Less Funding This Year

Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

About two-thirds of Wisconsin's school districts will see a drop in state funding this year, marking the second of a two-year, $834 million education ...

Testing Our Limits: The Trouble with Computerized Exams

Melissa Bollow Tempel | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education
Melissa Bollow Tempel

As educators and parents, we need to be honest about how computerized testing serves to emphasize economic disparities.

Scholarship Promises College Tuition Aid To High Schoolers, Years Before They Go

| Douglas Harris | Posted 01.29.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Nation's The Learning Curve blog. Douglas Harris, associate professor of educational policy and public af...

Joy Resmovits

Duncan's Bus Tour Ends In Chicago Amid Union Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education

CHICAGO -- Stopping in areas notorious for volatile labor relations this year, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan wrapped up his Great Lakes bus ...

Hitting the Trifecta: The Volunteer Generation Fund, a Winning Federal Investment

Michelle Nunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

Federal policy-makers need look no further than the Volunteer Generation Fund for the perfect trifecta: low cost, proven effectiveness and return on investment.