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As I wrote in this week’s paper, a new ForwardInstitute report questioned whether the state’s education funding formula isproviding a constitutionally required “sound basic education.” Looks like the Forward Institute isn’t the only onewit.. more

May 23, 2013 6:41 PM Daily Dose

Is Wisconsin providing each child a “sound basic education,” as required by the state constitution?If you’re a low-income student more

May 21, 2013 9:19 PM Issue of the Week

Are taxpayers reallygetting their bang for their buck when it comes to funding school vouchers? The short answer fromthe Forward Institute is no. The new, progressivepublic policy research organization released its comprehensive report toda.. more

May 15, 2013 6:41 PM Daily Dose

Thirty years after the Islamic Revolution, “Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran” brings the work of 20 photographers to Milwaukee (at the Haggerty Museum of Art through Jan. 17, 2010). Despite cultural sanctions imposed by t... more

Dec 21, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In 1977, a musical adaptation of Harold Gray's comic strip about abright-eyed (but pupil-less) orphan debuted on Broadway and became aninstant hit with audiences looking for a dose of optimism in the face ofa nasty recession. Annie won seve... more

Dec 18, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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