Walker Announces Voucher Expansion at California Speech

November 19, 2012 From: Larry Miller’s blog Walker Announces Voucher Expansion at California Speech Filed under:  Right Wing Agenda,Scott Walker,Vouchers — millerlf @ 3:02 pm Scott Walker is ready to take another step on his mission to privatize public education in the state of Wisconsin. He announced his plans to expand the voucher program for […]

EDUCATION, humor, satire, vouchers, charter schools, cyberschools

Vouchering an Educational Adventure   by WALTER BRASCH   I hadn’t talked with Marshbaum for a couple of years, ever since he left newspaper journalism for more lucrative work in the fast food industry. But here he was in my office to ask if I would publicize his new educational adventure. “That’s great!” I said. […]

The American Federation for Children is not for children it is for reactionaries in Wisconsin and beyond

From Larry Miller’s blog: The American Federation for Children (AFC), led by Betty DeVos, is spending money on Milwaukee’s present legislative races. The American Federation for Children spent $1.5 million helping Republicans during this year’s recall elections. That includes some $900,000 that it spent to help Scott Walker fend off Tom Barrett’s challenge. The American […]

Do children deserve playgrounds? “Maybe,” says Milwaukee’s Common Council

Larry Miller’s Blog: Educate All Students! August 3, 2012   By Barbara Miner Aug. 2, 2012 (Barbara Miner’s blog is part of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Purple Wisconsin project. Miner is an award-winning journalist and photographer.) I thought that asking whether the children of Milwaukee deserve school playgrounds would be a slam-dunk question — sort […]

Milwaukee’s Education Privatization Explained: What’s the Difference Between Public Schools, Voucher Schools and Charter Schools?

From Larry Miller’s blog: Larry Miller’s Blog: Educate All Students! May 21, 2012 Milwaukee’s Education Privatization Explained: What’s the Difference Between Public Schools, Voucher Schools and Charter Schools? What’s the Difference? Voucher schools, Charter schools, Milwaukee Public Schools Published in May 2012 by the non-partisan Democracy and Education Research Group. Email: democracy.education.milwaukee@gmail.com Overview In recent […]