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Budget Brief: 2017 Proposed Budget Milwaukee Public Schools

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Locally Sourced: Milwaukee’s Residents Preference Program and Best Practices for Targeted Hiring

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Help Wanted: An Analysis of the Public School Teacher Pipeline in Greater Milwaukee

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Our 2015 Annual Report is now available! See all that we accomplished last year.

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Marijuana in Milwaukee: Arrest Trends and Implications

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May, 2016

Our annual review of the Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent's proposed budget finds that the district is able to invest in several strategic priorities, even though it continues to struggle with its perennial challenges of flat state aids and frozen per-pupil revenue limits.


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May 25, 2016
You might be familiar with a Twenty One Pilots song called Tear in My Heart, which includes the following lyrics: “I’m driving here I sit, cursing my government, For not using my taxes to fill holes with more cement.” I’m sure some of us have had the same thought about where our tax dollars go when...

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May 23, 2016
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