GOP lawmakers to craft bill converting failing MPS schools to charters
1/28/2015 5:18:14 AM
Some Milwaukee public schools with failing grades on state report cards could be turned into charter schools overseen by a new local board,two suburban Republican lawmakers said Wednesday.
Scott Walker says UW faculty should be 'teaching more classes and doing more work'
1/28/2015 3:38:32 AM
In a talk radio interview, the governor suggested the UW System could absorb its proposed $300 million budget cut by requiring its faculty to start 'teaching more classes and doing more work.'
GOP lawmakers unveil plan to fight city poverty
1/28/2015 2:27:07 AM
Many of the proposals are controversial, including creating urban zones without corporate taxes, typical union rules and state markup requirements on retail sales.