Monthly Archives: August 2011

The DPI Hold on the Madison Prep Planning Grant: Yes, It Is a Big Deal

The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) recently put a hold on the planning grant application the Madison school district has submitted on behalf of the Urban League’s proposal for the Madison Preparatory Academy for Young Men charter school.  The hold … Continue reading

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Our 2008 Spending Referendum Bears Fruit

As the summer days grow shorter, thoughts turn to the start of a new school year.   As we prepare for another year of learning here in Madison, I am struck by what a better spot we find ourselves in as … Continue reading

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Jeannette Deloya on the Proposed Behavior Education Plan

Note:  Jeannette Deloya, who describes herself as “proud parent of MMSD graduates, dedicated MMSD school social worker, and responsible taxpayer,” submitted the following as a comment on my previous blog post about the proposed Behavior Education Plan.  Since I think … Continue reading

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