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Milwaukee School Choice Research Chosen Best Academic Article of 2021

By |2021-06-23T21:10:51+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Press Releases|

Participation in the MPCP Lowers Criminal Convictions for the Most At-Risk Brookfield WI – The Journal of Private Enterprise recently named "Private School Choice and Character: More Evidence from Milwaukee" as the best academic article of 2021 in their publication. The paper by Patrick J. Wolf, Ph.D., and Corey A. DeAngelis, Ph.D., examined the effects [...]

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Dane County School Closure Order Invalidated

By |2021-06-11T16:44:07+00:00June 11th, 2021|Blog|

Last August, days after some schools had opened and days before most schools were ready to open, the Dane County Health Department issued a school closure order for all schools, public and private serving grades 3-12. School Choice Wisconsin Action, along with several private schools and other stakeholders, immediately filed suit through the Wisconsin Institute [...]

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Emergency Assistance For Non-Public Schools (EANS) Roundtable

By |2021-06-01T17:21:30+00:00May 17th, 2021|Blog|

Due to the evolving nature of EANS funding, School Choice Wisconsin Action (SCWA) hosted a roundtable discussion on May 12, 2021 for school staff members to ask questions and share information. Our panel included Lori Saqer of Messmer High School, Brian Frank of St Augustine Preparatory Academy, and Donna Bembenek of Catholic Memorial High School. [...]

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SCWA and WILL Secure Concession from MPS on Transportation

By |2021-06-03T20:01:13+00:00May 11th, 2021|Blog|

MPS is moving forward with a current-law application of transportation benefits with private schools and parents for the entire school year. They have made commitments to legislators that their intent is to fully allocate eligible resources by June 30, earlier if possible. In April, School Choice Wisconsin Action was instrumental in getting AB160 / SB221 [...]

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Work Program Gives Students Competitive Edge

By |2021-06-23T15:49:40+00:00August 30th, 2017|Blog|

In the business world, organizations look for people whose experience can benefit them. So why would a company employ teenagers who need to be trained in the very basics of the working world? “We do it to help break down barriers for disadvantaged students,” says Peggy Coakley, President and CEO of Coakley Brothers, of the [...]

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