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Milwaukee Public Schools Saved by Act 10, For Now…

[Madison, Wisc…] Milwaukee Public Schools are expected to save more than half a billion dollars by fiscal year (FY) 2020 according to an in-depth report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The study, which was released Thursday, explains that Act 10 gave MPS the flexibility to make these cost-saving changes. The MacIver News ServiceĀ reported on … Continue reading Milwaukee Public Schools Saved by Act 10, For Now…

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Waukesha Emphasizes Recruitment, Retention of New Teachers w/ Help from Act 10

They may be tardy, but they have a note. The Waukesha School District has finally settled the teacher salary plan for the 2011-2012 school year. The salary plan is not without controversy because of the way raises are to be handled out. The salary plan favors more recently hired teachers over those with more seniority. … Continue reading Waukesha Emphasizes Recruitment, Retention of New Teachers w/ Help from Act 10

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