The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program – the voucher program – is capped at 22,500 students a year. This year, 20,300 students were enrolled. Virtual schools enrollment is capped at 5,250; last year, there was a waiting list for a time. … Continued
“And how are the children?” This question, a traditional greeting among Maasai warriors, appears on the directory outside the Institute for the Transformation of Learning that Howard Fuller founded in 1995. For staff and visitors to the Institute, where I have worked … Continued
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Eleven years ago, Florida chose sweeping reforms to improve the dire state of education affecting their children. Today, these changes are still paying dividends, and don’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon. … These continuing returns on the state’s … Continued
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President Obama’s fiscal 2011 budget calls for a 9% increase in federal education spending, and he has famously said that the money should go to “what works” in education. So he ought to take another look at Milwaukee, where the … Continued